from day 19/01/2010

Is there a language instinct?

Chomsky’s theory has played a pivotal role in the cognitive revolution and is often seen as one of the pillar of cognitive sciences. It is therefore quite exciting to see some cognitive scientists attacking such a venerable theory and proposing a radical alternative. That’s exactly what ...

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Na’vi Cognition and Culture

James Cameron's Avatar is about to become the most viewed film in history. While Cameron may deserve this success for his special effects and breathtaking landscapes, Pandora, the world he has created, may seem rather disappointing. It is situated several light-years away from Earth but it ...

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