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Ann Senghas

Associate Professor of Psychology at Barnard

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Words

Monday, August 09, 2010

It’s almost impossible to imagine a world without words. But in this hour, we try to do just that.

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New Words, New World

In the late 1970s, a new language was born. And Ann Senghas, Associate Professor of Psychology at Barnard, has spent the last 30 years helping to decode it. In 1978, 50 deaf children entered a newly formed school--a school in which the teachers (who didn't sign) taught in Spanish. No ...

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