A blog about psycholinguistics with posts each Thursday by Jessica Love, a psychologist and science writer at Northwestern University. Her most recent article “Reading Fast and Slow” appeared in our Spring 2012 issue.
Do baby sign language courses really work?
On the psychology of artistic style
We understand entropy surprisingly early in life
When we expect to hear a rhyme and don’t
The search for the perfect title
Verb meanings are slipperier than noun meanings
Two studies suggest yes and no
On our unspoken preferences for ordering adjectives
Ireland has been blessed with great writers, from the genius of James Joyce to the understated beauty of William Trevor. Raise a pint to St. Patrick for driving the snakes out of Ireland, and granting us another holiday associated with alcohol, and enjoy one of these books from the Emerald Isle.