In a 2013 study through the UChicago hospitals, professor David Freeman and a PhD student, Chris Rishel, have made some interesting finds regarding multitasking on the level… Read more “UChicago Multitasking Research”
This speech, delivered at the Bi-Directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences Symposium in 2009, touches on a key relationship: the connection between the cognitive sciences, and cognitive linguistics.
In this study by Manuel Carreiras, Jorge Lopez, Francisco Rivero, and David Corina, the whistled language of Silbo Gomero is shown to activate the same language-processing (right-hemisphere)… Read more “Neural Processing of Whistled Languages”
In this study by Tessa Verhoef, Simon Kirby and Carol Padden, the effects of iterated learning of an artificial language indicate that combinatorial structure is not necessarily… Read more “Combinatorial Structure Emergence”
This TED talk by neuroscientist Allan Jones touches on the basic processes of brain imaging and what can be gained from today’s fMRI technology. While this TED… Read more “Video: Allan Jones on Brain Mapping”
A Summary of Some Basic Linguistic Rules According To Noam Chomsky We’re back! Picking up where I left off: (Pt 1) A useful general dichotomy Chomsky establishes in this… Read more “(Pt 2) Reading: Language and Mind by Noam Chomsky, Chapter 2 (‘Linguistic Contributions To The Study Of Mind: Present’)”
Reflections on Chomsky’s Portrayal of Modern Linguistic Theory Chomsky presents a detailed portrait of linguistic theory as of 1972 in this second chapter of Language And Mind. His… Read more “(Pt 1) Reading: Language and Mind by Noam Chomsky, Chapter 2 (‘Linguistic Contributions To The Study Of Mind: Present’)”