Where Does Language Come From?

Friday, April 15, 2011

A new study has traced the origins of language to ancient South Africa, implying that there's one starting place for modern language. So what were the first words? Likely simple verbs and nouns that reflected the immediate needs of the population, says Mark Pagel, professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Reading in England. He's a former professor and advisor to the author of the study, Quentin Atkinson.

Guests:

Mark Pagel

Produced by:

Leo Duran and Sitara Nieves

Comments [1]

narender piplani from India

you have know nothing about origin of language .Learn Sanskrit' Mother of world Language,will get reality. Narender piplani www.mysteryofjesuschrist.com www deathofhistory.net

Apr. 16 2011 02:22 AM

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