Can someone carry out my experiments?

Discussion in 'Biology & Genetics' started by Seeker_of_truth, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. Seeker_of_truth Registered Senior Member

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    I'm trying to find a way for humans to communicate with animals.The first experiment is to imprint a mammal and try to teach it your language, However try to make the language pronounceable by the animal and make sure to "label" your language. If you want more information, contact me.
     
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  3. scheherazade Northern Horse Whisperer Valued Senior Member

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    I have been communicating with horses for years.

    It's all body language, eye contact and subtle movements, reinforced minimally with voice.

    The horses also have a range of body language cues, and use a certain amount of vocalization.

    Dogs, especially some of the more focused breeds such as border collies, are incredibly communicative via body language.

    Perhaps you would share a few more details to indicate which direction you would like this thread to go?
     
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  5. Shadow1 Valued Senior Member

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    cats also learn fast the way of language you use
    for example you make a movement, to say, not now, later, don't go ( about food effcorse)
    and the sound to call for food as everyone do
    also you can learn the vocalisation of your cats by time (or you can google them)
    there's also the body language, like when a cat make weird sounds (frrr frr...) or lick you, or blink for you, etc..
     
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  7. Shadow1 Valued Senior Member

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    blinking your eyes for your cat means like, "hey" or a kiss, not sure
    I tryed it to my cat

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    and it replied to me with the same thing, (not just once)
     
  8. billvon Valued Senior Member

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    They've been doing that since the beginning of recorded history. Watch a shepherd communicate with his sheepdogs or an expert dressage rider communicate with their horse.

    They've done that with primates and sign language (and occasionally some spoken language.) They can indeed communicate, albeit at a very simple level (3-4 year old human equivalent.)
     
  9. scheherazade Northern Horse Whisperer Valued Senior Member

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  10. Cifo Day destroys the night, Registered Senior Member

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    I've thought of a board for dogs with descriptive images/photos for the dog to point at or paw at if they want it. For example,
    • a photo of a unique object in the park (like a statue) if it wants to go to the park,
    • a photo of a particular food (like a dog cookie) that it might want,
    • a photo of a neighbor's dog that it might want to visit,
    • a photo of your car if it wants to go for a ride,
    • etc.
    I've never heard of such a thing, but it seems like it would work.



    The video about performing dogs makes me wonder if dogs could be given miniature walkie-talkies so they could communicate with humans from a distance. The dogs would have an earpiece if necessary (like dog actors for TV or movies). Humans would talk to the dogs to direct them, and dogs could bark back to the humans (and with their different kinds of barks they could indicate uncertainty, danger, etc).
     
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  11. origin Heading towards oblivion Valued Senior Member

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    You mean like this?
     
  12. cosmictraveler Be kind to yourself always. Valued Senior Member

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    Many animals hear at levels either to high or to low for humans to understand. Then there are those which can hear regular sounds that humans can. As scheherazade said that she already understands some of what horses are saying or gesturing it remains an ongoing study to really be able to just understand what animals are up to. Whatever your experiments are I do hope that they take the time needed to fully comprehend many of the gesticulations and mannerisms that are characteristic of animals to try to understand them better.
     
  13. Captain Kremmen All aboard, me Hearties! Valued Senior Member

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    Not many sciforummers realise this, but I am a dog.
    I was imprinted by my human master, who passed away many years ago, and left me his fortune.
    I have three degrees, from Yale, Oxford, and the Betty Smith Academy for extraordinary dogs and cats.
    In the latter, I learned to juggle, dance, jump through fiery hoops, and play the maracas.
    I am much in demand from other Edogcated canines worldwide, who have problems adjusting to being smarter than most humans.
    I still find time to post on sciforums, where I find communicating with humans puzzling but stimulating.
    You don't like sniffing lampposts, for example.

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    I have learned to type.
    Not twenty-claw typing, admittedly, but my four-claw technique gets me by.
     
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  14. Cifo Day destroys the night, Registered Senior Member

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    Alexander Graham Bell may be the first to try to make a dog "speak" (poor dog), but found the canine vocal track articulation too limited.

    Several primates have learned sign language: Nim, Washoe, and Koko.
     
  15. Crunchy Cat F-in' *meow* baby!!! Valued Senior Member

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    To the thread title: lol, no... do your own work you nab.
     
  16. Pete It's not rocket surgery Registered Senior Member

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    I thought you were keeping that a secret?

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  17. Captain Kremmen All aboard, me Hearties! Valued Senior Member

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  18. Pinwheel Banned Banned

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    I have carried out the experiment. Please send me the fee of $300 and I will send you the results.
     
  19. Captain Kremmen All aboard, me Hearties! Valued Senior Member

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    What's happening to all the newbies?
    They post a couple of times and then disappear.
     
  20. ScaryMonster I’m the whispered word. Valued Senior Member

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  21. Grim_Reaper I Am Death Destroyer of Worlds Registered Senior Member

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    I had a dog that could speak Klingon and a Cat that could speak Romulan and I could never get then to agree on anything.
     

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