On Language Savants and the Structure of the Mind Review of: The Mind of a Savant: Language Learning and Modularity by Neil Smith and Ianthi-Maria Tsimpli, 1995

  title={On Language Savants and the Structure of the Mind Review of: The Mind of a Savant: Language Learning and Modularity by Neil Smith and Ianthi-Maria Tsimpli, 1995},
  author={Elizabeth A. Bates},
  journal={International Journal of Bilingualism},
  pages={163 - 179}
  • E. Bates
  • Published 1 September 1997
  • Art
  • International Journal of Bilingualism
Ackiioivlerlgriieiits * hly thanks to Annette Karmiloff-Smith for her criticisms and suggestions on an earlier draft of this revien: She is, ofcourse, in no \vay responsible for any errors of fact or interpretation that may remain. During preparation of this review, I received partial support from NIHMIDCD Program Project P50 DC01289-0351, NIHMINDS Program Project P50 NS22343, and NIHMIDCD 2-R01-DC00216. 

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