biology of language

Lives in language: Eric Heinz Lenneberg (1921–1975)

A brief look at the life and groundbreaking work of Eric Lenneberg, one of the co-founders of biolinguistics, that is the study of the biological foundations of the human capacity for language.

Looking for language in the brain

A round-up of research into language and the brain, from the early days to contemporary studies that use a variety of neuroimaging techniques, sketching the current relationship between linguistics and neuroscience.