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The Most Popular Languages Use Shorter Words

Psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Memphis released a study published in an issue of PLoS ONE, which focuses on linguistic evolution and why language structures differ throughout the world. The Relationship Between Social and Linguistic Structures The study suggests that human languages actually adapt to their environments, much like a(…)


Children’s language development may be helped by singing

A new book claims that parents should sing to their children to avoid language development problems in later life. The book, called The Genius of Natural Childhood, is by Sally Goddard Blythe, a consultant in neuro-developmental education and director of the Institute for Neuro-Physiological Psychology. Blythe says that singing to, and later with, your child(…)