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The surprising pattern behind color names around the world

The surprising pattern behind color names around the world

If I showed you this paint chip and asked you to tell me what color it is, what would you say? How about this one? And this one? You probably said blue, purple, and brown — but if your native Read more…


6. How Do We Communicate?: Language in the Brain, Mouth

6. How Do We Communicate?: Language in the Brain, Mouth

Professor Paul Bloom: This class today is about language. And language is, to a large extent, where the action is. The study of human language has been the battleground over different theories of human nature. So, every philosopher or psychologist Read more…


Sonder: The Realization That Everyone Has A Story

Sonder. You are the main character. The protagonist. The star at the center of your own unfolding story. You’re surrounded by your supporting cast: friends and family hanging in your immediate orbit. Scattered a little further out, a network of Read more…