Guillermo Lorenzo

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This paper examines the origins of language, as treated within Evolutionary Anthropology, under the light offered by a biolinguistic approach. This perspective is presented first. Next we discuss how genetic, anatomical, and archaeological data, which are traditionally taken as evidence for the presence of language, are circumstantial as such from this(More)
Citation: Balari S and Lorenzo G (2015) It is an organ, it is new, but it is not a new organ. Conceptualizing language from a homological perspective. It is an organ, it is new, but it is not a new organ. It is a widely shared opinion among specialists that language is an evolutionary innovation, or that it contains some key evolutionary innovations.(More)
It is widely assumed that long-distance dependencies between elements are a unique feature of human language. Here we review recent evidence of long-distance correlations in sequences produced by non-human species and discuss two evolutionary scenarios for the evolution of human language in the light of these findings. Though applying their methodological(More)
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