Talk, Talk, Talk: Decoding the Mysteries of Speech

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Anchor Books, 1994 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 318 pages
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A witty and knowledgeable investigation into the sociology and science of talking explores the brain processes responsible for this unique skill, traces the language roots of North America, and discusses the speech differences between Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons. Original.

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The ways people listen, communicate, and think are of the greatest importance to Canadian science writer Ingram, who has written a fine introduction to the study of languages and the brain. Ingram ... Read full review

Contents

Lunch with a Friend
1
Dont Let Me Interrupt You
14
Its How You Say It
28
Copyright

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Jay Ingram is the author of the best-selling books "The Science of Everyday Life," "Talk, Talk, Talk" and "The Burning House," which won the 1995 Canadian Science Writers Book Award. He hosts his own weekly prime time show called "Discovery Connection" which now airs in the U.S., and is co-host and producer of Discovery Channel's award winning "@discovery.ca" television's first and only daily science and nature news magazine. He has received two ACTRA Awards including one for Best Host: the Sandford Fleming Medal from the Royal Canadian Institute for his work popularizing science; and the Royal Science of Canada McNeil Medal for the Public Awareness of Science. He also contributes a weekly science column to the Toronto Star.

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