Tag Archives: Linguistics

Language structure: You’re born with it — ScienceDaily

More evidence that we are not born blank slates, and that language is probably very ancient, developing over hundreds of thousands, if not millions of years. Humans are unique in their ability to acquire language. But how? A new study shows … Continue reading

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Talking Neanderthals challenge the origins of speech

I’ve posted before about how I think that language is very ancient, probably evolving over hundreds of thousands of years, possibly millions.  The evidence for this view continues to mount.  It now looks like there’s stronger evidence that Neanderthals could … Continue reading

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