What Role Do Genes Play in Language Skills?
Ginette Dionne, Ph.D., Research Unit on Psychosocial Maladjustment in Children, School of Psychology, Laval University, QC, Canada
Published online 12-01-09 in the Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network in their Encyclopedia of Language and Literacy Development
Language is a complex behavior that develops with the exposure to competent users, yet also has an extensively documented genetic basis. At the species level, we know there are genes in our DNA that have evolved to make language possible in humans.
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