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  1. John L. Locke & Barry Bogin (2006). Language and Life History: A New Perspective on the Development and Evolution of Human Language. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (3):259-280.
    It has long been claimed that Homo sapiens is the only species that has language, but only recently has it been recognized that humans also have an unusual pattern of growth and development. Social mammals have two stages of pre-adult development: infancy and juvenility. Humans have two additional prolonged and pronounced life history stages: childhood, an interval of four years extending between infancy and the juvenile period that follows, and adolescence, a stage of about eight years that stretches from juvenility (...)
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  2. John L. Locke & Barry Bogin (2006). Life History and Language: Selection in Development. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (3):301-311.
    Language, like other human traits, could only have evolved during one or more stages of development. We enlist the theoretical framework of human life history to account for certain aspects of linguistic evolution, with special reference to initial phases in the process. It is hypothesized that selection operated at several developmental stages, the earlier ones producing new behaviors that were reinforced by additional, and possibly more powerful, forms of selection during later stages, especially adolescence and early adulthood. Peer commentaries have (...)
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  3. John Komlos, Patricia K. Smith & Barry Bogin (2004). Obesity and the Rate of Time Preference: Is There a Connection? Journal of Biosocial Science 36 (2):209-219.
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  4. Barry Bogin (1990). The Evolution of Human Childhood. Bioscience 40 (1):16-25.
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