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Hello! I am a graduate marine biologist heading into a specialisation of marine mammals! Here at Conduct Science I am lead of Team Kilo, we produce articles and The Conduct Science Podcast hosted by myself and Mitch. Come listen to us talk about a whole variety of topics, new episodes every Thursday! I also host an interview series called Under the Microscope where I talk to scientists from around the world in many different fields about their experience, work and methodologies. And as if that wasn’t enough content every Friday I release a short form podcast called The Method Section, this is aimed at scientists old and new looking at the community, methodologies and many other topical and interesting science news!
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Hello! I am a graduate marine biologist heading into a specialisation of marine mammals! Here at Conduct Science I am lead of Team Kilo, we produce articles and The Conduct Science Podcast hosted by myself and Mitch. Come listen to us talk about a whole variety of topics, new episodes every Thursday! I also host an interview series called Under the Microscope where I talk to scientists from around the world in many different fields about their experience, work and methodologies. And as if that wasn’t enough content every Friday I release a short form podcast called The Method Section, this is aimed at scientists old and new looking at the community, methodologies and many other topical and interesting science news!
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The Method Section: How Language 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

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This week on The Method Section, Tom explores the mirror system hypothesis and how language transformed humanity! Did language derive from an archaeic gestural “langauage” that linked the sender and reciever of signals? What cytocarchitecture 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 maybe the reason for everything we know today! Music by: Joakim Karud – https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud.

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