Language Evolution and Computation Bibliography

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Journal :: Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience
Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience 4, 2012
Abstract Vocal learners such as humans and songbirds can learn to produce elaborate patterns of structurally organized vocalizations, whereas many other vertebrates such as non-human primates and most other bird groups either cannot or do so to a very limited ...
Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience 4, 2012
Abstract This article discusses the possible homologies between the human language networks and comparable auditory projection systems in the macaque brain, in an attempt to reconcile two existing views on language evolution: one that emphasizes hand control ...
Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience 3, 2011
Abstract The evolution of language required elaboration of a number of independent mechanisms in the hominin lineage, including systems involved in signaling, semantics, and syntax. Two perspectives on the evolution of syntax can be contrasted. The “continuist” ...