If protolanguages began as largely gestural systems, why and how did vocalization become so important?
Ronald J. Planer and Kim Sterelny | Dec 24, 2022
An excerpt from Chomsky and Moro’s new book “The Secrets of Words.”
Noam Chomsky and Andrea Moro | Jul 7, 2022
A path to higher forms of humor is a well-rounded education in all the things that make us humans human.
Tony Veale | Dec 17, 2021
From literature to films and advertising, when it comes to translation, the opportunities for misinterpretation are rife.
Mark Polizzotti | Jul 6, 2021
The story of a numerical system nearly consigned to oblivion.
Stephen Chrisomalis | Mar 18, 2021
What is it that makes individuals suffering from FAS sound like foreign speakers of their native language?
Roger Kreuz & Richard Roberts | Mar 2, 2021
While word-finding failures can be taken as evidence of memory problems, they may not be harbingers of befuddlement after all.
Roger Kreuz & Richard Roberts | Nov 24, 2020
Reading linguistic thought directly from the brain has brought us closer to answering an age-old question — and has opened the door to many more.
Andrea Moro | Sep 18, 2020
Every now and then fantastical species make their way into the scientific literature, taking the scientific community for a ride.
Michael Ohl | Jan 13, 2020
A lexicon of landscape as word, concept, and path to discoveries.
John R. Stilgoe | Dec 30, 2019