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Sleep May Help the Brain Integrate New Language Skills

Research suggests that slow-wave, or deep, sleep may play a role in helping us learn the language rules that we don't think about consciously. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring speech rate and word recognition, infants' perception of infant speech sounds, and genetic contributions to perception of ambiguous visual patterns. ... More>


Our Moral Tongue


Language, Mind, and Human Nature

Hailed as one of the world’s most influential people, experimental psychologist Steven Pinker’s interests span all aspects of language, mind, and human nature. In his classic book The Language Instinct, […]... More>