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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language
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The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language (Paperback)

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'Dazzling...Pinker's big idea is that language is an instinct...as innate to us as flying is to geese...Words can hardly do justice to the superlative range and liveliness of Pinker's investigations'

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'A marvellously readable book...illuminates every facet of human language: its biological origin, its uniqueness to humanity, it acquisition by children, its grammatical structure, the production and perception of speech, the pathology of language disorders and the unstoppable evolution of languages and dialects' - Nature

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyPopular psychologyLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectPhilosophy of languageLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsSemantics Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 01/09/2008 ISBN-13: 9780141037653  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Steven Pinker is one of the world's leading authorities on language and the mind. His popular and highly praised books include Words and Rules, How the Mind Works, and The Language Instinct. The recipient of several major awards for his teaching and scientific research, Pinker is Peter de Florez professor of psychology in the department of brain and cognitive sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. http-//stevenpinker.com

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