Psychology Sunday: Daniel Everett


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 Daniel Everett on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Interpreter: Has a remote Amazonian tribe upended our understanding of language? By John Colapinto in the New YorKer in the April 16, 2007 Issue.

Click Here to Read:  Daniel Everett: ‘There is no such thing as universal grammar’: The rules of language are not innate but spring from necessity and circumstance, says Daniel Everett Interview by Robert McCrum on the Guardian webwsite on March 24, 2012.

Click Here to Read:   The power of speech: When Daniel Everett first went to live with the Amazonian Pirahã tribe in the late 70s, his intention was to convert them to Christianity. Instead, he learned to speak their unique language – and ended up rejecting his faith, losing his family and picking a fight with Noam Chomsky by Patrick Barkham on the Guardian website on November 9, 2008.

Click Here to Read:  Lost for words in the Amazon: What started off as another journey to bring God to the natives ended up challenging Chomsky’s key theory of language by Andrew Anthony on the Guardian website on November 15, 2008.

Click Here to View:  Daniel Everett – Don’t sleep, there are snakes on YouTube.

Click Here to Read:   Don’t Sleep, There Are Snakes By Claire Suddath on the Time Magazine website on Nov. 17, 2008.

Click Here to Read:  Excerpt: ‘Don’t Sleep, There Are Snakes’ with Daniel Everett on the NPR radio website on December 23, 2009.

Click Here to View:  The Grammar of Happiness on the Smithsonian Channel website.

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