The Method Section: Transformed Humanity

00:00 – Intro

04:00 – The Mirror System hypothesis

06:10 – How accepted is the hypothesis?

08:12 – How language transformed humanity

17:53 – Ending and outro

Episode Description

This week on The Method Section, Tom explores the mirror system hypothesis and how language transformed humanity! Did language derive from an archaic gestural “language” that linked the sender and receiver of signals? What cytoarchitecture do we possess that enables us to be a language-ready species? With language being such a unique asset to humans, how did it transform and shape our evolutionary pathway? Language, as it turns out may be the reason for everything we know today!

Music by: Joakim Karud –

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