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Biological Foundations Of Language by Eric H. Lenneberg

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Eric Heinz Lenneberg 19 September — 31 May was a linguist and neurologist who pioneered ideas on language acquisition and cognitive psychologyparticularly in terms of the concept of innateness.

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