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By Johan J. Bolhuis,Martin Everaert,Robert C. Berwick,Noam Chomsky

ISBN-10: 0262018608

ISBN-13: 9780262018609

ISBN-10: 0262528843

ISBN-13: 9780262528849

Scholars have lengthy been captivated via the parallels among birdsong and human speech and language. during this publication, prime students draw at the most recent learn to discover what birdsong can let us know concerning the biology of human speech and language and the implications for evolutionary biology. After outlining the fundamental concerns excited about the learn of either language and evolution, the individuals examine birdsong and language by way of acquisition, recursion, and center structural houses, after which research the neurobiology of tune and speech, genomic components, and the emergence and evolution of language. ContributorsHermann Ackermann, Gabriël J.L. Beckers, Robert C. Berwick, Johan J. Bolhuis, Noam Chomsky, Frank Eisner, Martin Everaert, Michale S. rate, Olga Fehér, Simon E. Fisher, W. Tecumseh Fitch, Jonathan B. Fritz, Sharon M.H. Gobes, Riny Huijbregts, Eric Jarvis, Robert Lachlan, Ann legislation, Michael A. lengthy, Gary F. Marcus, Carolyn McGettigan, Daniel Mietchen, Richard Mooney, Sanne Moorman, Kazuo Okanoya, Christophe Pallier, Irene M. Pepperberg, Jonathan F. Prather, Franck Ramus, Eric Reuland, Constance Scharff, Sophie ok. Scott, Neil Smith, Ofer Tchernichovski, Carel ten Cate, Christopher okay. Thompson, Frank Wijnen, Moira Yip, Wolfram Ziegler, Willem Zuidema

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