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The Interactional Instinct: The Evolution and Acquisition of Language

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The Interactional Instinct explores the evolution of language from the theoretical view that language could have emerged without a biologically instantiated Universal Grammar. In the first part of the book, the authors speculate that a hominid group with a lexicon of about 600 words could combine these items to make larger meanings. Combinations that are successfully produ...more
Paperback, 233 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published April 22nd 2009)
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