Learning is unlearning

Apr 13, 2011 by

In yesterday’s posting I described some recent research that suggests that when it comes to language, babies are not born as a tabula rasa. Rather, all humans are born pre-wired (or pre-programmed) to learn a human language....

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Faa faa black sheep…

Nov 4, 2010 by

Is lip reading just for the deaf? It turns out that the answer is no. Even people with normal hearing rely on lip reading to decipher what they are hearing. This is known as the McGurk effect (or sometimes as the McGurk-MacDonald...

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