Findings could have positive implications for education and teaching bilingual children how to read.
Problems with counterfactive interpretation in those with aphasia are associated with a reduction of propositional, lexical and syntactic cognition.
A new study reports syntactic priming can be boosted by repeating non-verbs, as well as verbs.
When faced with having to distinguish similar pairs of meanings, speakers adjust their colexification preference to maintain efficient communication.
Gestures and visual animation assist in allowing us to understand the cognitive origins of linguistic meanings.
While the response to numbers may be an evolutionary trait we share with some animals, our ability to perceive language and digits underpins our advanced mathematical skills.
A new study reports adoptees who had early life exposure to their native language may subconsciously retain retain fragments of the language structure, even if no conscious memory of the language remains.