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Re: New Homo Species!!?



Quoting fam jansma <fam.jansma@tiscali.nl>:

> Erectus is reported to have lacked a type of language as we know it. Only
> after ~400.000 years there is evidence that the ear could hear a
> sophisticated type of language as we know it, though it was surely, and
> obviously, different from ours. This is based on  recent research on the
> temporal bones of the Sima de Los Huesos Homo
> "heidelbergensis"/pre-Neanderthal skulls.

I hadn't heard of this before.  Do you have a reference?

Nick Pharris
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Linguistics
University of Michigan