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ERIC Number: EJ449274
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8075
Rules of Language.
Pinker, Stephen
Science, v253 n5019 p530-35 Aug 2 1991
Focuses on a single rule of grammar to produce evidence of a memory system for language acquisition and processing that is modular; independent of real-world meaning; unaffected by frequency and similarity; sensitive to formal distinctions; more sophisticated than the explicitly-taught rules it subsumes; developed independently of ambient input; and arranged by principles not exclusively learned. (40 references) (Author/JJK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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