New research shows that young girls may learn language more completely than their male peers.
Perception of second language speech is easier when it is spoken in the accent of the listener and not in the 'original' accent of that language.
Language is a tough concept for robots, as words can convey the abstract as well as the concrete and robots have trouble knowing the difference (and grasping the abstract).
More bilingual people expected in future, expert say.
It's an almost universal truth that any language you don't understand sounds like it's being spoken at 200 m.p.h.
New evidence challenges the idea that the human brain produces universal rules for language.
A researcher analyzing the sounds in languages spoken around the world has detected an ancient signal that points to southern Africa as the place where modern human language originated.
Bilingual people process certain words faster than others.
Rhythm, as the recurrent patterning of events in time, underlies most human behavior such as speech, music, and body movements.
Until now, the view was that man alone possessed true abilities for rational thought, culture, morality and language.