Loading…

Mark Pagel:
Mark Pagel: Hur språk förvandlade mänskligheten

TEDGlobal 2011 · 20:10 · Filmed Jul 2011
Watch next...
Steven Pinker: What our language habits reveal
arrow
1,325,602 Total views

Biologen Mark Pagel delar en intressant teori om varför människan utvecklade vår komplexa system av språk. Han föreslår att språk är en bit "social teknologi" som gjorde att människans tidiga stammar fick tillgång till ett kraftfullt nytt verktyg: samarbete.

Evolutionary biologist
Using biological evolution as a template, Mark Pagel wonders how languages evolve. Full bio
This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.

Discuss

397 comments

Enthusiastically agree? Respectfully beg to differ? Have your say here.

2000 characters remaining
Don't have an account? Sign up now — it's fast and free.
Sort comments by
There are currently no comments for this talk.