In this digital era, people tend to spend more time typing on a keyboard than handwriting with pen or pencil and paper. However, a new study found that the latter-mentioned still provides anything useful.
Elon Musk stated that the development of Neuralink will allow humans to communicate using a universal language in the near future. But the priority of the brain chip will focus first on solving neurological issues.
Linguistic researchers say that iconic vocalizations representing various words for human survival are the missing link between human languages and could have served as the first building blocks of early man's languages.
Diversity in culture, often characterized by linguistic variety, and biodiversity are found to be connected to one another in new study - and this could offer insights in preserving the natural environment and Indigenous populations.
Japan has chosen the word "mitsu" for its 2020 "Kanji of the Year," which appeared in its government campaigns to enforce social distancing in response to the global coronavirus pandemic that has largely shaped this challenging year.
Language is illustrated as the passing of thoughts and ideas through intelligible sounds. Although its evolutionary origins were previously unknown, a new study suggests it started at least 30 to 40 million years ago - during the time of the common ancestor of men, monkeys, and apes.
In our quest to understand the complex inner workings of the human brain, researchers at New York University have brought us one step closer. They have pinpointed a region of the brain exclusively devoted to processing speech, which not only provides a better understanding of the cerebral landscape, but settles a long-standing dispute concerning the brain's perception of sound.