- Title Pages
- The Ernst Strüngmann Forum
- List of Contributors
- 1 Syntax for Non-syntacticians A Brief Primer
- 2 The Biological Background of Syntax Evolution
- 3 Functional Neuroimaging and the Logic of Brain Operations
- 4 Some Elements of Syntactic Computations
- 5 The Adaptive Approach to Grammar
- 6 Fundamental Syntactic Phenomena and Their Putative Relation to the Brain
- 7 What Kinds of Syntactic Phenomena Must Biologists, Neurobiologists, and Computer Scientists Try to Explain and Replicate?
- 8 Possible Precursors of Syntactic Components in Other Species
- 9 What Can Developmental Language Impairment Tell Us about the Genetic Bases of Syntax?
- 10 What Are the Possible Biological and Genetic Foundations for Syntactic Phenomena?
- 11 Brain Circuits of Syntax
- 12 Neural Organization for Syntactic Processing as Determined by Effects of Lesions
- 13 Reflections on the Neurobiology of Syntax
- 14 What Are the Brain Mechanisms Underlying Syntactic Operations?
- 15 Syntax as an Adaptation to the Learner
- 16 Cognition and Social Dynamics Play a Major Role in the Formation of Grammar
- 17 What Can Formal or Computational Models Tell Us about How (Much) Language Shaped the Brain?
- 18 What Can Mathematical, Computational, and Robotic Models Tell Us about the Origins of Syntax?
- Subject Index
- Biological Foundations and Origin of Syntax
- The MIT Press
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