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Stephen Pinker: Language and Consciousness (excerpt) -- Thinking Allowed DVD w/ Jeffrey Mishlove

NOTE: This is an excerpt from a special two-hour, four-part DVD featuring one of the most insightful minds we have ever encountered. http://www.thinkingallow...
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Harvard Gazette: Which comes first, language or thought?

Harvard Gazette: Which comes first, language or thought? | importance of language | Scoop.it
It's like the chicken and egg question. Do we learn to think before we speak, or does language shape our thoughts? New experiments with five-month-olds favor the conclusion that thought comes first.
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Radiolab - Words

Radiolab - Words | importance of language | Scoop.it
It’s almost impossible to imagine a world without words. But in this hour of Radiolab, we try to do just that.
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