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Sat Jun 15 2013

Books: The Cambridge Handbook of Biolinguistics: Boeckx, Grohmann (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>



Date: 12-Jun-2013
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcambridge.org>
Subject: The Cambridge Handbook of Biolinguistics: Boeckx, Grohmann (Eds)
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Title: The Cambridge Handbook of Biolinguistics Series Title: Cambridge Handbooks in Language and Linguistics Published: 2013 Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/knowledge/isbn/item6873297/The%20Cambridge%20Handbook%20of%20Biolinguistics/?site_locale=en_US

Editor: Cedric Boeckx Editor: Kleanthes K. Grohmann Hardback: ISBN: 9780521761536 Pages: 704 Price: U.S. $ 150.00
Abstract:

Biolinguistics involves the study of language from a broad perspective that embraces natural sciences, helping us better to understand the fundamentals of the faculty of language. This Handbook offers the most comprehensive state-of-the-field survey of the subject available. A team of prominent scholars working in a variety of disciplines is brought together to examine language development, language evolution and neuroscience, as well as providing overviews of the conceptual landscape of the field. The Handbook includes work at the forefront of contemporary research devoted to the evidence for a language instinct, the critical period hypothesis, grammatical maturation, bilingualism, the relation between mind and brain and the role of natural selection in language evolution. It will be welcomed by graduate students and researchers in a wide range of disciplines, including linguistics, evolutionary biology and cognitive science.

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science                             Evolution of Language                             Historical Linguistics
Written In: English (eng)

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