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How does Our Language Shape the Way We Think?

How does Our Language Shape the Way We Think?By Lera Boroditsky Humans communicate with one another using a dazzling array of languages, ea…

Started by A Former Member

27 Aug 7, 2012
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Human brain isn’t so special, neurobiologist says

Human brain isn’t so special, neurobiologist saysMark Changizi says there’s no “special sauce” in the human brain. Instead, he argues that…

Started by A Former Member

2 Sep 24, 2011
Reply by A Former Member

How Reading Rewires the Brain

How Reading Rewires the Brain Written language poses a puzzle for neuroscientists. Unlocking the meaning in a string of symbols requires…

Started by A Former Member

0 Nov 17, 2010

Lost in Translation (Different Article, Same Title)

I have posted an article with this same title before, but this is a different one, not a repeat.  - DG Lost in TranslationWe don’t shape la…

Started by A Former Member

0 Oct 11, 2010

James Geary, metaphorically speaking

Aphorism enthusiast and author James Geary waxes on a fascinating fixture of human language: the metaphor. Friend of scribes from Aristotl…

Started by A Former Member

7 Jul 3, 2010
Reply by Diana

How the Human Brain Recognizes Language

How the Human Brain Recognizes Language It is a major part of what separates us from the animals, the ability to verbalize our thoughts and…

Started by A Former Member

0 May 3, 2010

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