Anthropology / Everything Human

Primate Vocalizations Are Much More Than Gibberish

Expressions

  • dictionary prejudice

    The Power of the Dictionary

    Dictionaries are typically viewed as being value-neutral. But they are just as steeped in culture and prejudice as the rest of the world—and they have the power to shape what we see as “normal.”

  • Dancing “My Humps” in Rural China

    Middle-aged women use private online space to organize their public square-dancing performances. The new technology has changed their dance moves—and their lives.