psychology

psychology

Professor of Psychology and Director of the Language Acquisition and Development Research Laboratory Ann Senghas studies the evolution of language. Through the lens of Nicaraguan Sign Language (NSL), a unique language that originated in the 1970s, Senghas studies how language shifts from one generation to the next.

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 7–13) and World Mental Health Day (October 10), a discussion on the meanings of the three ubiquitous letters.

President Sian Leah Beilock presents an overview of her cognitive science research at TedMed.

Photo by Ambika Singh