The comparative neuroprimatology 2018 (CNP-2018) road map for research on How the Brain Got Language

  title={The comparative neuroprimatology 2018 (CNP-2018) road map for research on How the Brain Got Language},
  author={M. Arbib and F. Aboitiz and Judith M Burkart and M. Corballis and G. Coud{\'e} and E. Hecht and K. Liebal and M. Myowa-Yamakoshi and J. Pustejovsky and Shelby S. J. Putt and F. Rossano and A. Russon and P. Schoenemann and Uwe Seifert and K. Semendeferi and C. Sinha and D. Stout and V. Volterra and Sławomir Wacewicz and Benjamin P. Wilson},
  journal={Interaction Studies},
We present a new road map for research on “How the Brain Got Language” that adopts an EvoDevoSocio perspective and highlights comparative neuroprimatology – the comparative study of brain, behavior and communication in extant monkeys and great apes – as providing a key grounding for hypotheses on the last common ancestor of humans and monkeys (LCA-m) and chimpanzees (LCA-c) and the processes which guided the evolution LCA-m → LCA-c → protohumans → H. sapiens. Such research constrains and is… Expand
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