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Author Corballis, Michael C

Title The recursive mind : the origins of human language, thought, and civilization / Michael C. Corballis

Publ Info Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2011]
 Bryant Main Stacks  BF701 .C665 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  BF701 .C665 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BF701 .C665 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 291 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-279) and index
Contents What is recursion? -- Language and recursion -- Do animals have language? -- How language evolved from hand to mouth -- Reliving the past -- About time -- The grammar of time -- Mind reading -- Language and mind -- The recurring question -- Becoming human -- Becoming modern -- Final thoughts
LC subject Evolutionary psychology
Language and languages -- Origin
Thought and thinking
Cognition and culture
Human evolution
Brain -- Evolution
Mesh Subject Language
Biological Evolution
ISBN 9780691145471 (cloth : alk. paper)
0691145474 (cloth : alk. paper)