All Discussions Tagged 'culture' (6)

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Culture, Not Biology, Shapes Language

Culture, Not Biology, Shapes Language There's no language gene. There's no innate language organ or module in the human brain dedicated t…

Started by A Former Member

0 May 3, 2012

The Cultural Evolution of Words and Other Thinking Tools

A short and interesting paper by Daniel Dennett. PDF attached.  - Dallas   The Cultural Evolution of Words and Other Thinking Tools The eme…

Started by A Former Member

2 Jul 14, 2011
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Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language

I watched this last week. It was an interesting 5-part series, but only a cursury introduction to language and linguistic theory. Much of t…

Started by A Former Member

0 Dec 29, 2010

Hopi Teens Worry About Loss Of Culture

Hopi Teens Worry About Loss Of Culture For nearly 1,000 years, the Hopi people have lived on the same three mesas, land now considered par…

Started by A Former Member

0 Dec 30, 2009

Clouds of Information

Under the theory (or maybe it's a hypothesis) that word selection by itself provides information about a communication, a variety of tools…

Started by Glenn Sogge

2 Oct 8, 2009
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Native Language Revitalization Campaign

Native Language Revitalization Campaign The problem Misguided governmental policies that existed through the 1950s have led to the dest…

Started by A Former Member

5 Aug 12, 2009
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