Tag: linguistics

Research also demonstrates brain's plasticity and ability to adapt to new language environments In a paper published in December's Nature Communications, researchers from Canada's McGill...

Chinese would be the third most common language spoken in New Zealand (NZ) if the NZ Chinese Language Week Trust goes along with its...

Researchers from Sassari University and Plymouth University have made a cognitive model of networked artificial neurons that can learn language with no prior knowledge....

According to new research by linguists from the University of New Mexico and Laboratoire Dynamique du Langage-CNRS in France, the characteristics of languages have...

2,700-year-old inscriptions found by archeologists at the ancient site of Grakliani Hill in Georgia places prehistoric Georgia as one of the first civilizations to...

The Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language and the Australian National University (ANU) are teaming up to document...

Whether a language is spoken, written, or signed with the hands, it is generally agreed that language processing occurs mostly in the left side...

It is a long established characteristic of natural human language that the relationship between the sounds that make up a word and the meaning...

Three MIT researchers have investigated the tendency for languages to place words that work together as closely as possible. This property, dubbed the “dependency length...

It has already been established that social media speeds up language evolution, but as the Chinese government actively censors online communities, the country's language...