In this influential study, Steven Pinker develops a new approach to the problem of language learning. Now reprinted with new commentary by the author, this classic work continues to be an indispensable resource in developmental psycholinguistics.
About the Author
Steven Pinker is Professor and Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of The Language Instinct and Learnability and Cognition.
Date of Birth:September 18, 1954
Place of Birth:Montreal, Canada
Education:B.A., McGill University, 1976; Ph.D., Harvard University, 1979