The symbolic species: the co-evolution of language and the human brain

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Allen Lane the Penguin Press, Oct 1, 1997 - Science - 527 pages
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Review: The Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain

User Review  - Philip Chaston - Goodreads

Good polemic on how humanity is unique: distinguishing language from communication; a common confusion with Dr Doolittle academics Read full review

Review: The Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain

User Review  - Jonathan Tweet - Goodreads

Some really good bits about brain development, brain evolution in mammals and humans, language and symbol use among trained animals, and ritual as the incubator for speech. Unfortunately, it's hard ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
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Language
19
A LOSS FOR WORDS
47
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