@misc{cogprints3588, volume = {25}, title = {Does the use of the dynamic system approach really help fill in the gap between human and non human primate language ? Commentary to S. Shanker and B. J. King " the Emergence of a New Paradigm in Ape Language Research"}, author = {Pr J Vauclair}, year = {2002}, pages = {642--643}, journal = {The Behavioral and Brain Sciences}, keywords = {animal communication, language, speech, comparative approach, apes}, url = {http://cogprints.org/3588/}, abstract = {The highly recommended transposition of the dynamic system approach for tackling the question of apes? linguistic abilities has clearly not led to a demonstration that these primates have acquired language. Fundamental differences related to functional modalities ? namely, use of the declarative and the form of engagement between mother and infant ?can be observed in the way humans and apes use their communicatory systems.} }