Spoken and Unspoken - 6 March

From TED Radio Hour, 7:30 pm on 4 March 2016

How we communicate with each other… using words, body language, writing, texting. How did language begin in the first place? And how is technology affecting where language is headed? Host Guy Raz and five TED speakers explore the power and mystery of how we communicate.

Participants:
John McWhorter: Is Texting Actually Advancing Language?
Mark Pagel: Does Language Bring Us Together Or Pull Us Apart?
Phuc Tran: Does The Subjunctive Have A Dark Side?
Mark Forsyth: How Does History Change The Meaning Of Words?
Amy Cuddy: Does Body Language Shape Who You Are?

From NPR’s TED Radio Hour

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