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Changing minds changing tools : from learning theory to language acquisition to language change

Author: Vsevolod Kapatsinski
Publisher: Cambridge : The MIT Press, 2018.
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A book that uses domain-general learning theory to explain recurrent trajectories of language change. In this book, Vsevolod Kapatsinski argues that language acquisition -- often approached as an isolated domain, subject to its own laws and mechanisms -- is simply learning, subject to the same laws as learning in other domains and well described by associative models. Synthesizing research in domain-general learning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vsevolod Kapatsinski
ISBN: 9780262037860 0262037866 9780262346313 0262346311
OCLC Number: 1087004243
Description: 1 online resource (392 pages)
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