The brains of people with dyslexia respond differently to reading alphabets than they do to logographic scripts like Chinese.
A new study proposes that by switching from a hunter-gatherer diet to an agrarian one, early humans may have changed the way people speak today.
A growing body of research has slowly revealed a number of characteristics Neanderthals shared with humans.
Studying Latin can help students learn modern languages like English.
Recent research suggests that math is not a language.
Storytime and conversations can increase children's vocabulary and reasoning skills.
In a recent study, 20% of the test subjects indicated they disliked the word, "moist."
Scientists have recently added a species of lemur to the list of animals that are capable of interspecies communication.
Do you think it is better to speak to a baby as you would an adult? Think again!
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.