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By Norman A. Krasnegor,Duane M. Rumbaugh,Richard L. Schiefelbusch,Michael Studdert-Kennedy,Esther Thelen

This booklet offers a present, interdisciplinary standpoint on language requirements from either a biological/comparative viewpoint and from a developmental/learning viewpoint. views relating to language and language acquisition are complex by means of scientists of assorted backgrounds -- speech, listening to, developmental psychology, comparative psychology, and language intervention. This detailed quantity searches for a rational interface among findings and views generated via language reviews with people and with chimpanzees. meant to render a reconsideration as to the essence of language and the necessities to its acquisition, it additionally presents readers with views outlined by way of a variety of revisionists who carry that language can be except the final result of a mutation designated to people and may, essentially, now not be constrained to speech.

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