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Will Learning Another Language Make You Smarter?

Will Learning Another Language Make You Smarter?

Thanks for CuriosityStream for supporting this episode! Go to CuriosityStream.com/Psych to learn more [ ♪INTRO ] Parents were once warned against raising children to speak more than one language. It’s bad for kid’s cognitive development, they were told, and will Read more…


Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain

Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University.  And today I’m going to speak to you about language.  I’m actually not a linguist, but a cognitive scientist.  I’m not so much interested as language as Read more…


How to learn any language in 6 months | Chris Lonsdale (TED Talk Summary)

How to learn any language in 6 months | Chris Lonsdale  (TED Talk Summary)

Anybody can learn a second language in six months. There are five principles and seven actions. The first rule, first principle for learning a language is focus on language content that is relative to YOU. I had a colleague many Read more…


Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen

Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Denise RQ It’s really great to be in Bergen, this is the second time this week. I live in Oslo, I guess I’m living in the wrong place. (Laughter) As you quite rightly say, my name Read more…


Noam Chomsky Interview on Limits of Language & Mind

Noam Chomsky Interview on Limits of Language & Mind

Noam Chomsky has made two international reputations in unrelated, or apparently unrelated, fields. The widest is as one of the national leaders of American resistance to the Vietnam War. The deepest is as a professor of linguistics, who, before he Read more…


Dealing With Rude People – 15 Communication Tips

Brainy Dose Presents: Dealing With Rude People – 15 Communication Tips There’s a good chance that you’ll encounter rude behavior in nearly every social situation – be it at work, a family gathering, or while interacting with people when you’re Read more…


What is the relationship between gesture, language and learning in infants?

What is the relationship between gesture, language and learning in infants?

Makeba Wilbourn: It’s not just simply that babies are pointing, and their caregivers are giving just labels, which has been the predominant way of thinking for a long time. Babies are actually pointing and having expectations about what they’re going Read more…


How to communicate complex information

How to communicate complex information

We all want people to listen to us when we speak. But this is really difficult when we’re giving a talk, presentation, or sharing something on the internet. The problem isn’t that people are rude, easily distracted, or overwhelmed. The Read more…


Biblical Series IV: Adam and Eve: Self-Consciousness, Evil, and Death

Biblical Series IV: Adam and Eve: Self-Consciousness, Evil, and Death

Hello Everyone so [Hopefully], We’re Going to get Past Genesis 1 Today that’s the Theory so I Finished My new Book Yesterday Yes That’s that’s Taken about Three Years of writing it’s Quite A long Time to write something so Read more…


The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

[clangs] This is Inuyama, Japan, a historic city home to Japan’s oldest original wooden castle. It is also home to Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute.Here, a group of chimpanzees have been trainedto play a game that exposes something shockingabout their Read more…