Anthropologists and linguists are working to understand how complex systems of communication emerge—and what they reveal about how to keep rare or threatened languages alive.
Chinese journalists reporting from abroad grapple with a conflicted identity, facing both censorship and the perception that their work often serves nationalistic goals.
A recent study suggests they’ve got the voice but not the brains.
Imagine a simple three-dimensional object that uses mathematics, history, accounting, and language to keep track of an amazing array of information. The Inca invented one over 500 years ago in Peru.
After a catastrophe, a community’s spirit can be seen in the memes that go viral online.
Storytelling plays a vital role in addressing sexual assault, but what of the safety and well-being of survivors—both those who speak out and those who don't?