linguistics

Nitwit! Egghead! Twerp! Searching for the Funniest Words

Booty, booby, nitwit and hooter among the words which make us laugh most ...

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New Tongues for Old. Learning, and losing a second language

CUNY linguist measures brain dynamics in second language users....

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Can You Smell What it Looks Like? How Visuals Disrupt Memory

A visual nudge can disrupt recall of what things look like ...

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