Behavioral and Brain Sciences



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MacNeilage: Evolution of speech

The frame/content view of speech: What survives, what emerges


Peter F. MacNeilage a1
a1 Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712 macneilage@mail.utexas.edu

Abstract

There was little disagreement among commentators about whether speech production involves a frame/content mode of organization, but there was some disagreement with the contention that frames evolved from ingestive cyclicities and were mediated via a medial “intrinsic” system.



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