How our brains may have evolved for language, and clues to what makes us leaders—or followers

How our brains may have evolved for language, and clues to what makes us leaders—or followers

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Yes, humans are the only species with language, but how did we acquire it? New research suggests our linguistic prowess might arise from the same process that brought domesticated dogs big eyes and bonobos the power to read others’ intent. Online News Editor Catherine Matacic joins host Sarah Crespi to talk about how humans might have self-domesticated themselves, leading to physical and behavioral changes that gave us a “language-ready” brain.

Sarah also talks with Micah Edelson of the ... See More

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