Terrence W. Deacon is a professor of biological anthropology and neuroscience and the chair of anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. The author of The Symbolic Species and Incomplete Nature, he lives near Berkeley, California.
"This superb and innovative look at the evolution of language could
only have been written by one person . . . Terrence Deacon. An
" -- David Pilbeam, Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University
"Essential reading for anyone interested in what makes us human." -- Merlin Donald, Professor of Psychology, Queens University, Ontario