The Unlikely ones: Vegetarians

The trip to the Azores was more than I had expected. I chose the Flores island because tectonically speaking, they are part of America. For a European, there’s nothing farther from the hustle of everyday life. The islands are in… Continue Reading

The final blow to Universal Grammar: Studies show the language capacity predates humans.

Georgetown University Medical Center has recently conducted a research which concludes that there´s not a special area of the brain dedicated to language but we make use of two areas of the brain, which exist in every animal. The two… Continue Reading

The unlikely ones: The magic stove

Dave had been living in Poland for seven years now, and he’d almost gotten used to all the Polish odd customs. One of the things he still struggled with was the extreme heating in winter time. No matter the actual… Continue Reading

A theory of language acquisition without Universal Grammar

Universal Grammar is not the mere ability we all have to learn a language, but an innate language system that is universal to all languages. This theory is false because it equals our brains to computers, which is the same… Continue Reading