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Scientists in the US have mapped out how the brain organises language. Their "semantic atlas" shows how, for example, one region of the brain activates in response to words about clothing and appearance...
 brain memory word
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

 word language meaning taste senses synaesthesia food perception
Analyses of classic authors' works provide a way to "linguistically fingerprint" them, researchers say. The relationship between the number of words an author uses only once and the length of a work forms an identifier for them, they argue...

2009-12-10

 word literature linguistics statistics toread
Merriam-Webster Inc. said "w00t" -- typically spelled with two zeros -- reflects a new direction in the American language led by a generation raised on video games and cell phone text-messaging. It's like saying "yay," the dictionary said...

2007-12-11

 w00t word dictionary Internet
Looks like a stream of free associations turned into a little movie. Beautiful! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQrGBZDGjl4
 word language meaning association metaphor poetry