Language Evolution and Computation Bibliography

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Journal :: Ecological Psychology
Taking a language stance
Ecological Psychology 23(3):185--209, 2011
Linguists tend to view language in terms of forms and their use. For historical reasons, speaking and listening are often ascribed to knowledge of a language system. Language behavior is seen as the production and processing of forms. Others contrast language to ...
Language as a Social Institution: Why Phonemes and Words Do Not Live in the BrainPDF
Ecological Psychology 22(4):304--326, 2010
It is proposed that a language, in a rich, high-dimensional form, is part of the cultural environment of the child learner. A language is the product of a community of speakers who develop its phonological, lexical, and phrasal patterns over many generations. The ...