Joe Henrich and his colleagues are shaking the foundations of psychology and economics—and hoping to change the way social scientists think about human behavior and culture.
Why Predictions about the Future of Language Technology Always Go Hopelessly Awry
An amateur linguist loses control of the language he invented.
Superb fairy-wren (Malurus cyaneus) mothers sing to their unhatched eggs to teach the embryo inside a 'password.'
Your personality is revealed in the way you speak, according to new research.
The Norman Conquest left its stamp on English culture and politics in ways that are still with us; its impact on the development of the English language was especially strong.
For more than a century the Lakota language endured a deliberate and systematic attempt to eradicate it.
Ancient Egyptians did not speak to posterity only through hieroglyphs.
Facial expressions have been called the "universal language of emotion," but people from different cultures perceive happy, sad or angry facial expressions in unique ways...
Biologists using tools developed for drawing evolutionary family trees say that they have solved a longstanding problem in archaeology: the origin of the Indo-European family of languages.