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How Do Words, such as Yes and No, Change Our Brains and Lives? | SharpBrains

How Do Words, such as Yes and No, Change Our Brains and Lives? | SharpBrains | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

By using lan­guage to help us reflect on pos­i­tive ideas and emo­tions, we can enhance our over­all well being, and we improve the func­tion­ing of our brain.


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Did Stone Age cavemen talk to each other in symbols?

Did Stone Age cavemen talk to each other in symbols? | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it
Previously overlooked patterns in the cave art of southern France and Spain suggest man might have learned written communication 25,000 years earlier than we thought.

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Megan Kopke's curator insight, October 31, 2013 4:06 PM

what is considered communication?  how has communication changed from pictographs to arbitrary words.  When does communication also become art, as is the case with cavemen paintings or pictographs, etc.  

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Duolingo

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This site looks amazing and a clever way of using the power of crowd sourcing to translate the web. Translate text into another language to learn Spanish, German, French, Italian and Chinese. The text is levelled to your ability.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Languages%2C+Culture+%26+International+Projects


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Language Pragmatics: Why We Can't Talk to Computers

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But in a day and age when computers can win at Jeopardy and chess programs can consistently defeat the best human players, why hasn’t voice technology reached a similar plateau of mastery? Here is cognitive scientist, popular author, and Floating University professor Steven Pinker exploring the issue in a clip from his lecture “Say What? Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain.”


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Mike Magliaco's curator insight, July 15, 5:22 PM

So this explains all those Siri fails