Etiqueta: language

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Monolingualism and creativity

We can support the idea that creativity in social and human sciences benefits more from preserving a plurality of scientific production spaces than from a single homogeneous space, which usually tends to fall into complacency.

The significance of insignificant gossip

There was a time when Homo Sapiens coexisted with other species of the same genus such as Homo neanderthalensis or Homo denisova. However all the groups were very small. Today we determine two pieces of evidence: we are now alone as a species (1) and

Noam Chomsky
Interview with Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky va revolucionar el camp de la Lingüística quan el 1957, amb Syntactic Structures, va argumentar que l’adquisició del llenguatge és part de l’estructura natural o innata del cervell humà.

Music to share with the stars

You probably remember Steven Spielberg's 1977 film Close Encounters of the Third Kind in which, in a memorable final scene, humans communicate with aliens with music, specially with that well known "D E C C G" melody that would be later hummed by everyone.