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The Language Instinct

How the Mind Creates Language

The Language Instinct( )
Author: Pinker, Steven
Series title:Perennial Classics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-06-095833-6
Publication Date:Nov 2000
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Perennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

The classic book on the development of human language by the world's leading expert on language and the mind.

In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples of humor and wordplay, Steven Pinker weaves our vast knowledge of language into a compelling story: language is a...
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Book Details
Pages:544
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Science / Cognitive Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 1.225 Inches
Book Weight:1.04 Pounds
Author Biography
Pinker, Steven (Author)
Steven Pinker is an authority on language and the mind. He is Peter de Florez professor of psychology in the department of brain and cognitive sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.




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