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Language Unlimited

Language Unlimited

This month, we’re delving into the science of language as we’re discussing linguist David Adger’s book Language Unlimited: The Science Behind Our Most Creative Power. Adger takes on one of the most debated questions in the linguistics community: Do humans come up with languages because they are very good at recognising patterns and remembering things? Or do human brains have a built-in ability for the types of languages we speak (or sign)?

Duration: 17 min

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