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Mark Pagel:
Mark Pagel: Hur språk förvandlade mänskligheten

TEDGlobal 2011 · 20:10 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Mark Pagel: Mark Pagel: Hur språk förvandlade mänskligheten
20:10 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 42 languages

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
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