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

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    In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examp...

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    In this classic, the world's expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples of humor and wordplay, Steven Pinker weaves our vast knowledge of language into a compelling story: language is a human instinct, wired into our brains by evolution.The Language Instinct received the William James Book Prize from the American Psychological Association and the Public Interest Award from the Linguistics Society of America. This edition includes an update on advances in the science of language sinceThe Language Instinct was first published.

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    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    ISBN 9780061336461
    Genre LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Grammar & Punctuation
    Format Paperback
    Pages 526
    Publisher Date 2007-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Harper Perennial Modern Classics
    Copyright Year 2007
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 1.0 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How the Mind Creates Language
    Edition Number 1
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Pinker, Steven

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