Wednesday, August 27, 2008

"What Sign Language Reveals About the Mind", New Book

Margait Fox of the New York Times' Obituary Department reporter and author, wrote the new book - "Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals About the Mind". Fox, a trained linguist and the team of linguistic researchers went to the remote Bedouin village in Israel where an indigenous sign language developed. Remmy Nicaragua' linguistic expedition back in 2006 on the CBS-TV's "60 Minutes" tv programming?

Margalit Fox also offered the exhaustive description of other sign languages around the world. She and other linguistic researchers attracted to that Israeli village to inquire and report how language is made in the human mind.

"Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals About the Mind" nonfiction book refer to the growing field of sign language linguistic research subject evolved as one of most promising and contentious branches of cognitive science. Simon & Schuster Publisher, $15-27

Margalit Fox will make her personal appearances on various local NYC television shows. She also will be giving a lecture at the Morningside Bookshop, 2915 Broadway at 114th Street in Manhattan area next September 19th with the presence of ASL interpreter. Fox will make her presence at Long Island's former alta mater - State University of New York at Stonybrook.

Margalit Fox possessed the B.A, degree in journalism at Columbia University, then B.A. and M.A. degree(s) in linguistics at the State University of New York at Stonybrook.

Please do not confuse with Mary Beth Miller and Remy Charlip nd G. Ancona's "Handtalk", deaf children photographic book series.

ASLize yours,
Robert L. Mason (RLM)

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