Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works -- sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss.
A study has found that you can improve your writing by simply typing more slowly.
Envy vs jealousy, disease vs illness These are just three examples of psychological terms that are commonly assumed to be similar, if not identical, but which actually refer to very different concepts.
Looking back from the modern day, we can see how the use of swear words has changed over time -- and how that change captures the essence of the evolving American psyche.
A big data analysis of state of the union remarks may actually change our view of American History.
A new study says that preschoolers should be encouraged to write at a young age -- even before they make their first step into a classroom.
Through psychological theory and text-analyzing software, researchers have identified Shakespeare as an author of the play 'Double Falsehood.'
When facing something tasty or tantalizing, can a simple change of language make it easier for you to say say no to temptation?
What do geniuses have in common with kindergarteners? Lousy spelling. Here are the 150 most commonly misspelled words. How many do you get wrong?
Research in infants shows that speech stimulates areas of the brain that coordinate motor movements for talking, and, in effect, babies rehearse speech.
We've all heard the stereotype: Women like to talk. We bounce ideas off each other about career moves and dinner plans. But do women talk more than men?
What do speech-language pathologists do? SLPs (or speech therapists) assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent communication and swallowing disorders.
Researchers studying the brain have found that physical fitness leads to better language skills. Find out more!
Most researchers agree that babies learn to speak through interplay of biology and environmental factors - but how do nature and nurture come together?
We all develop at different rates. Some children speed along, practically running before they walk. Others take their time -- or need more time.
Do you know when your child should start speaking and developing language skills?
Children hear as much sophisticated information about animals when parents read picture book stories about animals as when they read flashcard-type animal vocabulary books.