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Publication details

Authors/Editors: Deacon, Terrence
Title: The symbolic species: The co-evolution of language and the human brain.
Year: 1997
Publisher: London: Penguin
Pages: 527
ISBN: 0-393-03838-6
Publication type: Book — monograph
Language: English
Keyword(s): brain ; cognition ; evolution theory ; human communication ; language ; symbol
Annotation: This book details how mankind's use of symbolic communication may have evolved and what influence this use has had on human evolution in view of cognitive, linguistic, and neuroanatomical evidence.

Reviews

  1. Hudson, Richard (2001) “<Review of T. Deacon (1997: 'The symbolic species: The co-evolution of language and the human brain')>.” Journal of Pragmatics 33:1. pp. 129-135.