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  • The Language Instinct

  • How the Mind Creates Language
  • Autor: Steven Pinker
  • Sprecher: Arthur Morey
  • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 55 Min.
  • Ungekürztes
  • Gesamt
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Sprecher
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Geschichte
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

In this classic, the world’s expert on language and mind lucidly explains everything you always wanted to know about language: how it works, how children learn it, how it changes, how the brain computes it, and how it evolved. With deft use of examples of humor and wordplay, Steven Pinker weaves our vast knowledge of language into a compelling story: language is a human instinct, wired into our brains by evolution. The Language Instinct received the William James Book Prize from the American Psychological Association....

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful book - terribly read.

  • Von Amazon Customer + Fan Am hilfreichsten 28.12.2016

Wonderful book - terribly read.

Gesamt
2 out of 5 stars
Sprecher
1 out of 5 stars
Geschichte
5 out of 5 stars

Rezensiert am: 28.12.2016

Steven Pinker is a world-famous scientist and "The Language Instinct" is one of his best known books; rightfully so.
Alas, Arthur Morey reads as if trying to sound like one of those artificial voices that come with computers nowadays. No emotion. No sign of even understanding, of actually comprehending what he is reading. Just uttering the words as if every single one stood by itself with no connection to the others. I am deeply disappointed.

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