In Nature: Language: The language barrier
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Vito Smolej
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May 22, 2008

Some researchers think that the evolution of languages can be understood by treating them like genomes — but many linguists don't want to hear about it. Emma Marris reports.

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Ramachandran and mirror neurons Jun 5, 2008

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirror_neuron

I was writing this in my thesis of Philosophy of language: language could be just an imitation activity. Don't believe in Chomsky's radicalism


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