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Posts tagged language

August 25, 2005


A set of phonics cards spelling the word crib

Slicing Up Language

As if being born weren't hard enough, infants are hit with a particularly difficult problem - the need to learn language.

June 9, 2005



Scratch a friendly cat behind the ears and she’s likely to reward you with a deep purring. Have you ever wondered exactly how a cat makes this noise, and why a cat would want to do so in the first place? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 13, 2005


What Came First, Language or Perception?

Have you ever wondered what came first? Language or perception? Find out on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004


Pick a Word, Any Word

People who think about language talk about how the sounds of words bear no relation to objects in the world. Learn about new finds on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Emotional Brains

Ever wonder how the different sides of the brain operate? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003


Chicken Language

Do chickens have a language? Find out what researchers think on this Moment of Science.

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