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QP399.D43 1997
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TITLE: The symbolic species : the co-evolution of language and the brain / Terrence W. Deacon.
ADDED TITLE: co-evolution of language and the brain, The
AUTHOR: Deacon, Terrence William.
PUBLISHED: New York : W.W. Norton, c1997.
DESCRIPTION: 527 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-510) and index.
NOTES: Investigates the nature of language and the reasons that it is virtually confined to the human species; identifies what is unusual about human brain structure that enables it to overcome the difficulties posed by language; and examines the peculiar extension of natural selection logic that is behind human brain and language evolution.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Neurolinguistics.
SUBJECT: Brain--Evolution.

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