Judith C. Goodman
The conjectured role of Polani et al.s relevant information, behavioral variation and recursive cognition in selection for a human language faculty
Language Sciences, pages 12--24, 2012
The speculative argument presented in this review is based on the assumption that Polani et al.'s formalization will limit communication to the minimal amount of information needed to employ adaptive behavior. Selection for some of the distinct features of human language ...
On the Emergence of Grammar From the LexiconPDF
Emergence of Language, 1999
Where does grammar come from? How does it develop in children? Developmental psycholinguists who set out to answer these questions quickly find themselves impaled on the horns of a dilemma, caught up in a modern variant of the ancient war between ...