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Published: 05 July 2012

432 Pages | 58 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199896684

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How the Brain Got Language

The Mirror System Hypothesis

Michael A. Arbib

  • The book presents all the necessary background in primatology, neuroscience and linguistics to make the book accessible to a general audience
  • Based on the Mirror System Hypothesis, one of the only theories of language evolution to take full account of brain mechanisms, and to address how communication became possible in monkeys, apes, and humans

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