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Great Ape Language

Research into non-human Great Ape language has generated a great deal of evidence suggesting that apes are capable of using sophisticated communication with humans and other apes.

 

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Social Clicks: Sounds Associated with African Languages Are Common in English

Linguists find that tongue clicks play a larger role in English than previously thought

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Athhilezar? Watch Your Fantasy World Language

Today, a desire in Hollywood to infuse fantasy and science-fiction movies, television series and video games with a sense of believability is driving demand for constructed languages.

 

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Why You Are Not Your Brain

Embodied cognition, the idea that the mind is not only connected to the body but that the body influences the mind, is one of the more counter-intuitive ideas in cognitive science.

 

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How do you say “balls of gold” in French?

That's the translator's challenge, and their work is being noticed as Murakami and Larsson elevate foreign fiction

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How Revolutionary Tools Cracked a 1700s Code

It has been more than six decades since Warren Weaver, a pioneer in automated language
translation, suggested applying code-breaking techniques to the challenge of interpreting a
foreign language.

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Early human language like Yoda sounded

Many linguists believe all human languages derived from a single tongue spoken in East Africa around 50,000 years ago.

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Mother Tongue Comes from Your Prehistoric Father

Language change among our prehistoric ancestors came about via the arrival of immigrant men.

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On Language - Chunking

On Language - Chunking

...how children learn language not on a word-by-word basis but in “lexical chunks” or meaningful strings of words...

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