The Mentalist Theory of Language Learning By Noam Chomsky

Presented by Noam Chomsky in 1959 Chomsky argued that study of animal behavior in laboratory condition show nothing about how human beings learn language in natural conditions. The Mentalist Theory Chomsky stressed active contribution of the child and minimized the importance of imitation and reinforcement Chomsky in “Review of verbal behaviour’ 1959 criticized the Behaviorists … Read more