Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain

Curious Wanderer

This video, while kinda long, is very informative about linguistics and language. If you have a chance, and want things explained simply, but thoroughly, then this video is for you.

The Blerb:

“How did humans acquire language? In this lecture, best-selling author Steven Pinker introduces you to linguistics, the evolution of spoken language, and the debate over the existence of an innate universal grammar. He also explores why language is such a fundamental part of social relationships, human biology, and human evolution. Finally, Pinker touches on the wide variety of applications for linguistics, from improving how we teach reading and writing to how we interpret law, politics, and literature.”

This video summarized a large portion of what I been learning in my linguistics class this semester, just is a more simple, non-homework related, and fast paced way. So, for those of you who are interested in languages, but not…

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