When I was eight years old I couldn't speak English. I'd been born in another country and came to the U.S. because my father's postdoctoral medical research brought us here.
Sharing a secret can forge a relationship and solidify a bond with a friend. Keeping a secret, however, can eat away at our health and happiness. As it turns out, hiding a painful truth also changes the way we communicate with others.
The last place anyone expects to find a designer is in a hospital, clinic or operating room, but those are exactly the spaces where I embed myself.
Scientists use language and logic to translate monkey sounds into English and develop linguistic rules for primate dialects.
As politicians are aware, you betcha language can impact public opinion. In the 2012 presidential election, both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney had their word selections analyzed.