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speech

Linguistics is the scientific study which analyses language by observing an interplay between sound, speech, meaning, and syllables. It applies methods to conduct studies on grammatical structures that construct and form languages. Syllables, being important components of linguistics, is a unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound which forms a whole or a part of a word.   Iris Berent, a Psychology professor at Northeastern University researched...

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Phonology

Communication, being an essential element of human life exhibits the structure of human language which is created by merging patterns of phonology. However, this concept is a part of a huge debate where, according to some, language is derived from a special genetic adaptation. It is only our increased knowledge combined with intelligent biological functioning that creates a structured system of language.   Iris Berent, a Psychology...

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predictable

Albert-László Barabási is a popular network scientist, who writes books on some of the most intriguing topics. In fact, the latest book of this Northeastern University’s scientist focuses on how much human behaviour is predictable. The book ‘Bursts: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do’ and its publication, was preceded by a web experiment, which will sort of explain how networking basically works.   This web experiment...

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Evolution of language

Language is more than a mere means of communication. It is a part of one’s culture, heritage, ideology, and belief. What once originated as a primal need of human beings, is now connecting everything and everyone globally from the grass-root level, while changing. A hundred years ago our vocabulary contained ‘thy’, ‘thine’, and ‘thou’, whereas, today we don’t even have the time to address someone...

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linguists

Learning a language is a pretty interesting ability. It’s a messy business and not always do all words mean exactly what they say. Although it may seem pretty natural to the average human, it’s quite foreign to linguists who understand the minutest aspects of the words and map sentences in a way that makes sentences to understand how the brain works, how societies function, and...

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Reading News is a daily mundane in our life. Some people are interested in reading political news, some have an interest in the film industry, some towards sports and some has a strong interest in scientific studies. But do you think, every scientific study you read about, is accurate and is complete? Stick on to the article to fill in yourself on the same.      “Eating garlic...

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