Language and the Mind

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Language and the Mind

2020

In 24 fascinating episodes, Dr. Spencer Kelly, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Colgate University, takes you on a fascinating journey to explore questions about the origin of the human mind, what makes our...

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The Great Courses
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Spencer D. Kelly
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The Great Courses

In This Series

Language in Mind
Episode 1
Language in Mind
Language as a System
Episode 2
Language as a System
Eleven Linguistic Universals
Episode 3
Eleven Linguistic Universals
Communication in the Animal Kingdom
Episode 4
Communication in the Animal Kingdom
Genes, Brains, and Evolution
Episode 5
Genes, Brains, and Evolution
How the Brain Created Language
Episode 6
How the Brain Created Language
Gesture and the Origins of Human Language
Episode 7
Gesture and the Origins of Human Language
Development: A Mind under Construction
Episode 8
Development: A Mind under Construction
Specializing in Speech Sounds
Episode 9
Specializing in Speech Sounds
Navigating a World of Words
Episode 10
Navigating a World of Words
Learning to Play the Game of Language
Episode 11
Learning to Play the Game of Language
Mastering the Structure of Language
Episode 12
Mastering the Structure of Language
The Brain as a Window into the Mind
Episode 13
The Brain as a Window into the Mind
How the Brain Comprehends Language
Episode 14
How the Brain Comprehends Language
How the Brain Produces Language
Episode 15
How the Brain Produces Language
Dancing Brains: The Social Side of Language
Episode 16
Dancing Brains: The Social Side of Language
How Writing Transformed the Mind
Episode 17
How Writing Transformed the Mind
Sign Language: Language in Our Hands
Episode 18
Sign Language: Language in Our Hands
Embodied Language: Mind in Body--Body in Mind
Episode 19
Embodied Language: Mind in Body--Body in Mind
The Multilingual Mind
Episode 20
The Multilingual Mind
Does Language Shape Thought?
Episode 21
Does Language Shape Thought?
Does Culture Shape Language?
Episode 22
Does Culture Shape Language?
The Benefits of Bilingualism
Episode 23
The Benefits of Bilingualism
How Language Makes Us Human
Episode 24
How Language Makes Us Human