Prevailing perceptions of Neanderthals peg them as bumbling, unintelligent, inferior beings. David Frayer, professor of anthropology at KU, studies Neanderthals and says they actually shared a lot of traits with modern humans, including language.
What might Neanderthals have talked about? Frayer explores this concept and the daily rituals of Neanderthals in his op-ed for the New York Times, "Who're You Calling a Neanderthal?". Read the article here.