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How Do You Actually Understand Language?

Language is fascinating, but how do we really understand it? Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/LifeNoggin Follow Life Noggin!  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LifeNoggin/?ref=br_rs Instagram: https://instagram.com/lifenoggin/  Twitter: https://twitter.com/lifenoggin  Official We

Why Do You Understand Language?

Have you ever wondered why you can understand the words other people say? How is it possible that our brains can turn noise into language? Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/producer/ab74e560-21e6-11e8-9e5c-976417fdd1d9 Life Noggin is a weekly animated educational series. Whether it

Evolutionary Roots of Language

In this video excerpt from NOVA scienceNOW, learn about an area of the brain that is involved with both language processing and the creation of stone tools. Correspondent and New York Times technology columnist David Pogue explores how tool-making (an ancient human skill that requires complex, seque

The language of lying — Noah Zandan

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-language-of-lying-noah-zandan We hear anywhere from 10 to 200 lies a day. And although we’ve spent much of our history coming up with ways to detect these lies by tracking physiological changes in their tellers, these methods have proved unreliable. I

How computers translate human language - Ioannis Papachimonas

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-computers-translate-human-language-ioannis-papachimonas Is a universal translator possible in real life? We already have many programs that claim to be able to take a word, sentence, or entire book in one language and translate it into almost any othe

8 Signs You're Being Lied To

Are you wondering how to spot a liar? Do you suspect that your friend is lying to you? It can be frustrating when our friends aren’t completely honest or upfront with us, especially about the things that matter, so sometimes we have to figure out for ourselves whether or not they’re telling the trut

10 Signs Someone is Lying to You

So how do you tell if someone is lying? Liars can use many tactics like changing up their tone of speaking, manipulating their facial expressions, being overly nice to you, etc. But how exactly do you know when you're being lied to? In this video, we have you covered. If you find yourself identifyin

7 Things That Can Tell You A Lot About A Person

Are you looking for tips on understanding others better and their behavior? If psychology has taught us anything, it’s that people are complicated. While there’s no quick and easy way to assess a person’s true character and motivations, there are a few tips and tricks that can help you gain insight

The Rise Of The Emojis

How many Emojis have you used today? Why do we love them so much? What do you think the fastest growing language in the world is? You might be surprised. We explain what emojis are, where their name comes from, and why they're so popular across the globe. Author: Tom Ashford Sources: https://en.w

Why we are able to speak

Neanderthals already possessed the FoxP2 language gene, which is responsible for language development in modern humans. So were cavemen as articulate as Homo sapiens? Author: ZDF/Terra X/Film Produktion Stein e.k./Alexander Hogh/Martin Papirowski/Timm Westen, Roxana Ardelean/Golem Studio/Guido Leu