Language is Learned In Brain Circuits That Predate Humans

It has often been claimed that humans learn language using brain components that are specifically dedicated to this purpose. Now, new evidence strongly suggests that language is in fact learned in brain systems that are also used for many other purposes and even pre-existed humans.

Can Empathy Be Taught? – Robert Moss

Robert Moss Big Question “Can Empathy Be Taught?”   For anyone who has done clinical supervision of graduate students, there is no doubt that there are wide variations in the “natural” abilities of students to utilize warmth, genuineness,...

The Secret Language of Language

The Secret Language of Language Richard Hill LANGUAGE IS AN EXTRAORDINARY THING, but we don’t often think about it as such. More or less everyone talks, they do it from an early age, in a spontaneous way and it all seems very easy and unremarkable. Yet, it is...