E. J. Briscoe

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Human language acquisition, and in particular the acquisition of grammar, is a partially-canalized, strongly-biased but robust and eecient procedure. For example , children prefer to induce lexically compositional rules (e.g. Wanner and Gleit-man, 1982) despite the use, in every attested human language, of non-compositional constructions, such as(More)
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