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Researcher Explores The Illogical Nature Of Language
2013-02-05 07:59:52

When the philosopher and linguist Jeffry Pelletier first handed in his doctoral dissertation in the 1970s, he was unaware his obscure study of a grammatical oddity would eventually open up a new field of research.

2011-12-28 11:00:00

Course designed to empower par­tic­i­pants to apply emerg­ing neurosci­ence and tools to enhance brain health and func­tion­al­ity across the lifespan.

2011-05-13 15:16:05

Parents know the unparalleled joy and wonder of hearing a beloved child’s first words turn quickly into whole sentences and then babbling paragraphs.

2011-03-15 15:14:45

New research published in Language, the journal of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) firmly establishes that language learning goes well beyond simple imitation, and in fact that language learners are quite creative and remarkably smart.

2011-02-28 16:00:02

New York University researchers have isolated neural activity that reflects basic mechanisms used by the brain to combine elementary pieces of language in order to construct complex ideas.

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2011-01-06 13:37:02

Some dogs may understand that our sounds refer to particular objects.

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2010-02-25 11:09:01

Two Spanish psychologists and a German neurologist have recently shown that the brain that activates when a person learns a new noun is different from the part used when a verb is learnt.

2010-01-13 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Two hundred years ago, archaeologists used the Rosetta Stone to understand the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. Now, a team of Carnegie Mellon University scientists has discovered the beginnings of a neural Rosetta Stone.

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2010-01-14 08:55:00

By combining brain imaging and machine learning techniques, neuroscientists Marcel Just and Vladimir Cherkassky and computer scientists Tom Mitchell and Sandesh Aryal determined how the brain arranges noun representations.

2009-06-26 10:16:05

Historical collections that include everything ever written in a dozen American and British newspapers since they started are now available electronically.


Word of the Day
bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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