The ConductScience Podcast: Human Language

00:00 – Intro

01:16 – Factoids

09:54 – What is language?

16:25 – How did language evolve?

29:23 – The cognitive trade-off hypothesis

37:28 – How language affects how we think

47:29 – Guess that color!

50:13 – Language in the modern world

01:04:50 – Outro and ending

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Episode Description

Join Tom and Mitch as they explore the fantastic world of human language! Where did it come from, how did it evolve, why are we the only species that has developed it and how much does it affect the way we think? Language in the modern world is changing so rapidly with the internet and phones but is it a bad thing or is it simply the next evolution of language? Come and find out! Music by: Joakim Karud –

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