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Psychologists have long stated that families of higher income and education levels talk more with their children and speak to them in complex sentences. But the study is one of the first to focus on whether gestures, too, have an influence on vocabulary and school preparedness.

2009-02-13

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The native language you speak may determine how your brain solves mathematical puzzles, according to a new study. Brain scans have revealed that Chinese speakers rely more on visual regions than English speakers when comparing numbers and doing sums.

2006-06-27

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An indigenous language in southern Mexico is in danger of disappearing because its last two speakers have stopped talking to one another. ... The Zoque tribe is thought to descend from the Olmecas and its members are spread around the south of Mexico.

2007-11-16

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Do people know more words than they actually use? And is having a large vocabulary something you learn or have a natural ability for?

2009-04-28

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A web tool that "could be as important as Google", according to some experts, has been shown off to the public. The free program aims to answer questions directly, rather than display web pages in response to a query like a search engine...

2009-04-30

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Neil Armstrong missed out an "a" and did not say "one small step for a man" when he set foot on the Moon in 1969, a linguistic analysis has confirmed...

2009-06-03

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We are all capable of "hearing" shapes and sizes and perhaps even "tasting" sounds, according to researchers. This blending of sensory experiences, or synaesthesia, they say, influences our perception and helps us make sense of a jumble of simultaneous sensations...

2009-05-28

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Some people can see a word and instantly taste it in their mouths - but is it how the word sounds that defines that taste, or what the word means?

2006-11-22

 language senses taste
A fun way to use machine translation services is to start with a text, translate it in a different language and then translate the result in the original language. Translation Party extends this idea by repeating the translation until the text is no longer modified. The service uses Google Translate's API and it translates English texts into Japanese and then back in English...

2009-08-07

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