The origin and diversification of language /

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Corporate Author: Paul L. and Phyllis Wattis Foundation Endowment Symposium California Academy of Sciences)
Other Authors: Jablonski, Nina G., Aiello, Leslie.
Format: Conference Proceeding Book
Published: San Francisco, Calif. : California Academy of Sciences : Distributed by the University of California Press, 1998.
Series:Wattis Symposium series in anthropology
Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences (1988) ; no. 24.
Table of Contents:
  • Animal communication and human language / Peter Marler
  • The foundations of human language / Leslie C. Aiello
  • Comparative aspects of human brain evolution : scaling, energy costs, and confounding variables / Robert D. Martin
  • Organizations of semantic knowledge and the origin of words in the brain / Alex Martin
  • Neanderthals, modern humans, and the archaeological evidence for language / Paul A. Mellars
  • The evolution of the human language faculty / Steven Pinker
  • The origin and dispersal of languages : linguistic evidence / Johanna Nichols
  • The origins of world linguistic diversity : an archaeological perspective / Colin Renfrew.