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Talk at Koc: Michael Tomasello (Leipzig) on ‘Communication Before Language’ 30/10/2012

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Michael Tomasello (Leipzig) will give a talk on ‘Communication Before Language’ at Koc University, Tuesday October 30th 2012, at 4pm in the Sevgi Gönül Auditorium. Details can be found here.

Michael Tomasello is co-director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and the Wolfgang Köhler Primate Research Center, and the director of the Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology.  He is a leading researcher of socio-cognitive, communicative, and moral development in young children and great apes. His books include Why We Cooperate (MIT Press, 2009); Origins of Human Communication (MIT Press, 2008); Constructing a Language: A Usage-Based Theory of Language Acquisition (Harvard University Press, 2003). His awards and distinctions include Klaus Jacobs Research Prize in 2011, the Wiley Prize in Psychology in 2011,  the Hegel Prize in 2009, and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1997.

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Written by Lucas Thorpe

October 14, 2012 at 8:17 pm

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