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    Botha, Rudolf 2008. On modelling prelinguistic evolution in early hominins. Language & Communication, Vol. 28, Issue. 3, p. 258.


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Beyond prosody and infant-directed speech: Affective, social construction of meaning in the origins of language

  • Barbara J. King (a1) and Stuart Shanker (a2)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X04350119
  • Published online: 01 August 2004
Abstract

Our starting point for the origins of language goes beyond prosody or infant-directed speech to highlight the affective, multimodal, and co-constructed nature of meaning-making that was likely present before the split between African great apes and hominins. Analysis of vocal and gestural caregiving practices in hominins, and of meaning-making via gestural interaction in African great apes, supports our thesis.

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