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Being Pirahã Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry

Sun, 04/22/2012 - 13:04

Psychology Today explores what Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett's research on the Pirahã tribe in the Amazon reveals about certain kinds of communication.

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Editors' Choice

Fri, 04/13/2012 - 12:34

Dean of Arts and Sciences, Daniel Everett, makes the prestigious Editor's Choice list in the New York Times for his book, "Language: The Cultural Tool".

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Science Weekly Podcast: Daniel Everett on Language

Sun, 04/08/2012 - 14:21

Dean of Arts & Sciences Dan Everett is interviewed about his new book "Language: the Cultural Tool" and his thesis that language is not innate but rather a tool to solve a human problem.

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Repeat After Me

Sat, 04/07/2012 - 14:10

The New York Times offers a lengthy review of Dean of Arts & Sciences Dan Everett's new book "Language: The Cultural Tool", which features his theory on the origins of language.

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Noam, It Doesn't Come Naturally

Thu, 04/05/2012 - 09:47

Dean of Arts & Sciences Dan Everett's latest book Language: The Cultural Tool is reviewed by Times Higher Education and selected as their book of the week.

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The Grammar of Happiness: An Interview with Daniel Everett

Mon, 03/26/2012 - 13:50

Popular blog Boing Boing interviews Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett about his new book, Language: The Cultural Tool, and related documentary A Grammar of Happiness, both of which analyze human language construction by taking a close look at how the Piraha tribe in the Brazilian Amazon communicates.

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Daniel Everett: 'There is No Such Thing as Universal Grammar'

Sat, 03/24/2012 - 13:56

Dean of Arts & Science Dan Everett is highlighted for his new book Language: The Cultural Tool, which explores his theory that language isn't innate, but a tool developed by humans to solve problems.

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How Do You Say ‘Disagreement’ in Pirahã?

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 12:16

Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett makes waves in the linguistics field thanks to his new book Language: The Cultural Tool.

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Angry Words

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 10:18

The controversial research by Dean of Arts & Sciences Dan Everett, which prompted his new book Language: The Cultural Tool, is examined.

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Whistling Tribe Rewrites Rules of Language

Mon, 03/19/2012 - 13:58

Dean of Arts and Sciences Dan Everett is highlighted for his new book Language: The Cultural Tool, which explores the rules of human language and the relationship between culture, thinking, and happiness through the study of one Amazonian tribe called the Piraha.

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