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Title: Die Matrix der menschlichen Entwicklung [The Matrix of Human Development]
Edited By: Ludger Hoffmann
Kerstin Leimbrink
Uta M Quasthoff
Series Title: De Gruyter Linguistik - Impulse & Tendenzen 43

This book discusses the evolutionary conditions leading to the emergence of
key skills such as cultural learning, pre-linguistic communication, speech and
its acquisition, Theory of Mind, autobiographical memory and access to literacy
and numeracy. The contributions present the current position of interdisciplinary
debate on development, both of individual humans and of humanity as a whole.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Language Acquisition
Functional Grammar
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110259766
Pages: 376
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110259759
Pages: 376
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95