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Language in our brain : the origins of a uniquely human capacity

Author: Angela D Friederici; Noam Chomsky
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, [2017]
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A comprehensive account of the neurobiological basis of language, arguing that species-specific brain differences may be at the root of the human capacity for language.
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Friederici, Angela D.
Language in our brain.
Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2017014254
(OCoLC)978511722
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela D Friederici; Noam Chomsky
ISBN: 9780262342964 0262342960
OCLC Number: 1011673695
Awards: Winner of 2018 PROSE Award Winner, Excellence in Biological Life Science, and Biomedicine and Neuroscience 2018
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Language as a uniquely human trait --
Language as a specific cognitive system --
Language as a brain system.
Responsibility: Angela D. Friederici ; foreword by Noam Chomsky.

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