Language Evolution and Computation Bibliography

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D. Stout
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 367(1585):75--87, 2012
Abstract Long-standing speculations and more recent hypotheses propose a variety of possible evolutionary connections between language, gesture and tool use. These arguments have received important new support from neuroscientific research on praxis, ...
PLoS ONE 5(11):e13718, 2010
Background Early stone tools provide direct evidence of human cognitive and behavioral evolution that is otherwise unavailable. Proper interpretation of these data requires a robust interpretive framework linking archaeological evidence to specific behavioral and ...
Making tools and making sense: complex, intentional behaviour in human evolutionPDF
Cambridge Archaeological Journal 19(1):85--96, 2009
Of particular interest have been possible relations between language, gesture and tool-use in human evolution. Such relations have received renewed attention in recent years as a result of research into motor resonance, the tendency for neural structures involved in ...
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 363(1499):1939--1949, 2008
Abstract Archaeological and palaeontological evidence from the Early Stone Age (ESA) documents parallel trends of brain expansion and technological elaboration in human evolution over a period of more than 2 Myr. However, the relationship between these ...