Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more

£48.49

Hardback

This item is printed to order. Items which are printed to order are normally despatched and charged within 5-10 days.

Published: 05 July 2012

432 Pages | 58 illustrations

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780199896684


Also Available As:

Ebook


Also Available In:


Bookseller Code (AE)

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

Also of Interest