Tagged: language

Scientists Want To Understand The Language Of Dolphins By 2021

Scientists Want To Understand The Language Of Dolphins By 2021

We live on a planet where it’s often difficult to engage in meaningful, intelligent conversations with our fellow humans. But what if interspecies communication with non-human creatures could occur ― specifically, between people and...

Watch how a dictionary writer defines English

Kory Stamper defines words for a living. In her new book, Word by Word, she documents the life of a lexicographer, from maintaining focus in the office to tackling the near-impossible task of defining...

Listening to Poetry Really Can Give You Chills and Goosebumps

Listening to Poetry Really Can Give You Chills and Goosebumps

To examine how poetry affects listeners, Wassiliwizky and his team conducted two experiments. For the first, the researchers monitored the heart, face, and skin hair activity of 27 native German speakers as they listened...