Foundations of Language: Brain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution
Emmorey, Karen, Sign Language Studies
Foundations of Language: Brain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution by Ray Jackendoff (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. 477 pp. $40.00. ISBN 0-19-827012)
MANY SCIENTISTS outside the field of linguistics have been frustrated by the lack of connection between linguistic theory and psycholinguistic models or investigations of the brain bases of language. Jackendoff attempts to bridge this divide by laying out a model of language that clearly relates to models of language processing and that can guide investigations of neural systems underlying language. Given the primary focus of the book, Jackendoff could have stopped with the main title, Foundations of Language, but the subtitle, …
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Publication information: Article title: Foundations of Language: Brain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution. Contributors: Emmorey, Karen - Author. Journal title: Sign Language Studies. Volume: 4. Issue: 4 Publication date: Summer 2004. Page number: 394+. © American Annals of the Deaf Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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