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
We’re honored to be among the finalists for the National Magazine Awards. In this essay from our Summer 2020 Issue, nominated in the Coverage of Race in America category, Farah Peterson explores the “fantasy of the patriot slave, [which] continues to haunt us and to limit us.”