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Oliver Sacks has a new New Yorker piece about his upcoming book on the origins and neuroscience of reading (which I’m keen to read), and he mentions my research on the origins of writing.

Here are some links to my research on the origins of writing…

My upcoming 2011 book, Harnessed, by the way, argues that the same strategy — “harnessing nature” — explains how we came to have speech and music. (See the draft of the book’s intro here.)


Mark Changizi is a professor of cognitive science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the author of The Vision Revolution (Benbella Books).

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