Response to Comment on "Children Creating Core Properties of Language: Evidence from an Emerging Sign Language in Nicaragua"

@article{Senghas2005ResponseTC,
  title={Response to Comment on "Children Creating Core Properties of Language: Evidence from an Emerging Sign Language in Nicaragua"},
  author={Ann Senghas and Aslı {\"O}zy{\"u}rek and Sotaro Kita},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={309},
  pages={56 - 56}
}
A new sign language has been created by deaf Nicaraguans over the past 25 years, providing an opportunity to observe the inception of universal hallmarks of language. We found that in their initial creation of the language, children analyzed complex events into basic elements and sequenced these elements into hierarchically structured expressions according to principles not observed in gestures accompanying speech in the surrounding language. Successive cohorts of learners extended this… 
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