Linguistics and biology researchers propose a new theory on the deep roots of human speech. A new study suggests human language is a grafting of two communication forms found elsewhere in the animal kingdom: first, the elaborate songs of birds, and second, the more utilitarian, information-bearing types of expression seen in a diversity of other animals.
A new study sheds light on a common linguistic characteristic of autistic children.
Researchers find language precursors by deciphering the sounds of babbler birds.
Using neuroimaging and Alice in Wonderland, researchers identify how the temporal lobe supports an unconscious language parsing process.
A new study reports early exposure to a language influences how the brain processes sounds from a second language later in life.
A new computerize linguistic approach helps researchers diagnose Alzheimer's disease with more than 82 percent accuracy.
According to researchers, the brain uses 'older' brain systems to process emotions expressed through vocalizations.