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Entries by Mark Changizi, Ph.D. from 08/2011

What to Do About All the Crazy-Ridiculous Research?

| Posted 08.12.2011 | Healthy Living

The government funds a lot of weird and wacky research, something politicians occasionally point out. How's a scientist to respond? "Crazy-ridiculous" is expected in a functioning scientific community.

Is Language a Technology?

| Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living

We humans have speech because spoken words have culturally evolved to sound like nature. We speak because we've been nature-harnessed, not because we evolved to speak.

Music's Ability To Change The Brain

| Posted 08.26.2011 | Healthy Living

We are aliens ... to our original Homo sapiens genetically-identical selves. And the harnesser is no extra-terrestrial creature.