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Mark Pagel:
Mark Pagel: Cómo el lenguaje transformó a la Humanidad

TEDGlobal 2011 · 20:10 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Mark Pagel: Mark Pagel: Cómo el lenguaje transformó a la Humanidad
20:10 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 42 languages

El biólogo Mark Pagel comparte una teoría interesante acerca de por qué los seres humanos evolucionaron nuestro complejo sistema de lenguaje. Él sugiere que el lenguaje es una "tecnología social" que permitió a las tribus humanas primitivas acceder a una poderosa herramienta: la cooperación.

Evolutionary biologist
Using biological evolution as a template, Mark Pagel wonders how languages evolve. Full bio
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