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Nim Chimpsky

the chimp who would be human

by Elizabeth Hess

  • 289 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nim Chimpsky (Chimpanzee),
  • Animal Behavior,
  • Psychology,
  • Sign Language,
  • Pan troglodytes,
  • Sign language,
  • Chimpanzees,
  • Animal Experimentation,
  • Human-animal communication,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-356) and index.

    StatementElizabeth Hess
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.P96 H465 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 369 p. :
    Number of Pages369
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24742697M
    ISBN 100553803832
    ISBN 109780553803839
    LC Control Number2007026307
    OCLC/WorldCa145732994

      Directed by James Marsh. With Nim Chimpsky, Stephanie LaFarge, Herbert Terrace, Wer LaFarge. Tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family in a brownstone on the upper West Side in the s/10(K).   (His full name, Nim Chimpsky, was a play on the name of the linguist Noam Chomsky, who had suggested that only humans have the ability to learn language.) The film, which draws on Elizabeth Hess’s fine book Nim Chimpsky, overplays the novelty and significance of Terrace’s research. It neglects the real pioneers in this field, the.

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This book is an excellent report of Nim Chimpsky's life from birth to his death. It touches on issues related to the use of sentient animals in research, and it is a reminder that our top dog homo sapiens species is often shamefully oblivious to the feelings of other species and of their need for specific contexts for living their by:   This book is scarcely about Nim Chimpsky at all, its far more about all the humans in his life.

Nim Chimpsky book about the person who bought him, the many people who raised him as a human child - although they would never have given up on a child as they all did so quickly with Nim - and all the people who were part of the various experiments on him/5.

The film, which draws on Elizabeth Hess’s fine book Nim Chimpsky, overplays the novelty and significance of Terrace’s research. It neglects the real pioneers in this field, the psychologist Keith Hayes and his wife Cathy, who in the s tried to raise a chimpanzee called Vicki as a child, to see if she would learn to speak.

Nim Chimpsky: the chimp they tried to turn into a human Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy In the early 70s, a primate named Nim Chimpsky was the subject of Author: Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy. About Nim Chimpsky. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Now Elizabeth Hess’s unforgettable biography is the inspiration for Project Nim, a riveting new documentary directed by James Marsh and produced by Simon Chinn, the Oscar-winning team known for Man ona consultant on Nim Chimpsky book film, says, “Getting a call from James Marsh and Simon Chinn is an author’s dream.

Herbert Terrace and Nim Chimpsky in Terrace tried to teach Nim to use human language, but, ultimately, found chimpanzees do not have the capacity to use words conversationally. InHerbert Terrace set out to do what no researcher had accomplished: to teach a chimpanzee to use simple aspects of language.

'Project Nim': A Chimp's Very Human, Very Sad Life Project Nim is the new documentary about a chimpanzee raised in a human household as part of. Project Nim was a research study conducted in the s meant to find out if a chimpanzee could learn to sign. The study's chimp –- named Nim Chimpsky -– lived in a Manhattan brownstone with a.

Project Nim, recounted in Elizabeth Hess’s book “Nim Chimpsky, the Chimp Who Would Be Human,” was intended as a flamboyant salvo in. Now Elizabeth Hess’s unforgettable biography is the inspiration for Project Nim, a riveting new documentary directed by James Marsh and produced by Simon Chinn, the Oscar-winning team known for Man on Wire.

Hess, a consultant on the film, says, “Getting a call from James Marsh and Simon Chinn is an author’s dream. Project Nim is nothing short of amazing.”4/5(5).

The information about Nim Chimpsky shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Based on Elizabeth Hess’s very excellent book on the subject, Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human, Project Nim chronicles the titular chimpanzee’s relatively short and chaotic life, beginning with his birth in Norman, Oklahoma in The project was at the time the most ambitious experiment in ape language to date.

The story of Nim Chimpsky tells us more about our own species than we probably want to hear, but we need to hear it, now."—Russell Banks, author of Darling "An unforgettable biography of an extraordinary animal.

Nim’s voice is on every page of this : Random House Publishing Group. The story of Nim Chimpsky tells us more about our own species than we probably want to hear, but we need to hear it, now."—Russell Banks, author of Darling "An unforgettable biography of an extraordinary animal.

Nim’s voice is on every page of this book. Nim Chimpsky, the baby chimp at the center of this ambitious, potentially groundbreaking study, was “adopted” by one of Dr. Terrace’s graduate students and brought home to live with her and her large family in their elegant brownstone on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

The book expertly shows why the Nim experiment was a crucial /5(4). Nim Chimpsky, the baby chimp at the center of this ambitious, potentially groundbreaking study, was “adopted” by one of Dr. Terrace’s graduate students and brought home to live with her and her large family in their elegant brownstone on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.4/5(5).

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Nim Chimpsky and Noam Chomsky Nim Chimpsky (shown with me in My book also describes some intriguing clues about the origin of words that resulted from recent discoveries by. Buy a cheap copy of Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be book by Elizabeth Hess. Now Elizabeth Hess’s unforgettable biography is the inspiration for Project Nim, a riveting new documentary directed by James Marsh and produced by Simon Chinn, the Free shipping over $/5(4).

A young ape, named “Nim Chimpsky” in a nod to the linguist whose theories Terrace challenged, was raised by a family in New York and instructed in American Sign Language.

Initially, Terrace thought that Nim could create sentences but later discovered that Nim’s teachers inadvertently cued his signing. Nim's life, as chronicled by Elizabeth Hess in Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human, often reads like a "good kid gone bad" profile.

Unlike other chimps who have lived serene and gentle lives in captivity, Nim was frequently violent, periodically sending his caretakers to the hospital and, at one point, killing the family poodle.Nim Chimpsky (Paperback) The Chimp Who Would Be Human.

By Elizabeth Hess. Bantam,pp. Publication Date: Decem Other Editions of. Nim Chimpsky: The Chimp Who Would Be Human. New York: Random House. : File Size: kb: File Type: ppt: Download File.

Book Description Nim Chimpsky is well-known for the part he played in a novel study to determine how language is acquired.

He worked with a number of instructors who tried to.