Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett’s research on the origins of language is highlighted.
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In his new book “How Language Began”, Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett argues that language began 1.9m years ago with Homo erectus.
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Bentley Dean of Arts and Sciences Daniel Everett’s new book, How Language Began, is highlighted for its unique and complex analysis of the origins of human language.