Language as a Window into Human Nature

I’m a big fan of Harvard’s Steven Pinker and RSA Animate makes his excellent talk about language and human nature even better. If you enjoy the talk, I highly suggest his influential book, The Language Instinct. Incidentally, it was the first book I was assigned in university linguistics, is one of the only assigned books from university that I still own, and is the only college text I actually reread regularly for fun…

 

  • http://www.AboutLearningChinese.com Alex Moen

    Interesting stuff. Steven Pinker always seems to have an interesting way of explaining the way brains work.