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    Patricia J. Brooks & Sonia Ragir (2014). Orienting Cognitive Science to Evolution and Development. Topics in Cognitive Science 6 (1):143-144.
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    Patricia J. Brooks & Sonia Ragir (2008). Prolonged Plasticity: Necessary and Sufficient for Language-Ready Brains. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (5):514-515.
    Languages emerge in response to the negotiation of shared meaning in social groups, where transparency of grammar is necessitated by demands of communication with relative strangers needing to consult on a wide range of topics (Ragir 2002). This communal exchange is automated and stabilized through activity-dependent fine-tuning of information-specific neural connections during postnatal growth and social development.
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    Michael Israel, Christopher Johnson & Patricia J. Brooks (2001). From States to Events: The Acquisition of English Passive Participles. Cognitive Linguistics 11 (1-2).
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    Sonia Ragir & Patricia J. Brooks (2012). The Key to Cultural Innovation Lies in the Group Dynamic Rather Than in the Individual Mind. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 35 (4):237-238.
    Vaesen infers unique properties of mind from the appearance of specific cultural innovation – a correlation without causal direction. Shifts in habitat, population density, and group dynamics are the only independently verifiable incentives for changes in cultural practices. The transition from Acheulean to Late Stone Age technologies requires that we consider how population and social dynamics affect cultural innovation and mental function.
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  5. Michael Tomasello & Patricia J. Brooks (1998). Young Children's Earliest Transitive and Intransitive Constructions. Cognitive Linguistics 9 (4):379-396.
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