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Patterns in the Mind - by Ray S Jackendorf (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 256

Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines

Sub-Genre: Linguistics

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Basic Books

Book theme: General

Author: Ray S Jackendorf

Language: English

Street Date: January 4, 1995
TCIN: 77263381
UPC: 9780465054626
Item Number (DPCI): 247-53-1814


What is it about the human mind that accounts for the fact that we can all speak and understand a language? Why can't other creatures do the same? And what does this tell us about the rest of a human abilities? Recent dramatic discoveries in linguistics and psychology provide intriguing answers to these age-old mysteries. In this fascinating book, Ray Jackendoff emphasizes the grammatical commonalities across languages, both spoken and signed, and discusses the implications for our understanding of language acquisition and loss.
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