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Posts tagged linguistics

March 2, 2019

 

Inside The Heads Of Neanderthals

A growing body of research has slowly revealed a number of characteristics Neanderthals shared with humans.

February 11, 2019

 

Latin Improves Linguistic Ability

Studying Latin can help students learn modern languages like English.

January 22, 2019

 

Math Is Not a Language

Recent research suggests that math is not a language.

October 24, 2017

 

Allowing story time to be a vehicle for conversation can help children increase their verbal abilities.

Talking Parents

Storytime and conversations can increase children's vocabulary and reasoning skills.

October 5, 2017

 

Are there any words that make you feel a visceral reaction?

Why Do People Hate The Word Moist?

In a recent study, 20% of the test subjects indicated they disliked the word, "moist."

February 5, 2014

 

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Animals Communicate Across Species

Scientists have recently added a species of lemur to the list of animals that are capable of interspecies communication.

October 6, 2011

 

The Benefits Of Baby Talk

Do you think it is better to speak to a baby as you would an adult? Think again!

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.

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