Evolution of Language
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/1/2010
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
|List of figures|
|The Lay of the Land|
|Language from a biological perspective|
|Evolution: consensus and controversy|
|Animal cognition and communication|
|Meet the Ancestors|
|Meet the ancestors|
|The LCA: our last common ancestor with chimpanzees|
|Hominid paleontology and archaeology|
|The Evolution of Speech|
|The evolution of the human vocal tract|
|The evolution of vocal control: the neural basis for spoken language|
|Models of the evolution of speech and phonology|
|Evaluating Phylogenetic Models of Language Evolution|
|Historical overview: Western theories of language origin before Darwin|
|Signs before speech: gestural protolanguag theories|
|Conclusions and prospects|
|Appendix: species names|