Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Why Are There So Many Languages in the World?

“Language diversity has played a key role in shaping the interactions of human groups and the history of our species, and yet we know surprisingly little about the factors shaping this diversity. We hope other scientists will become as fascinated by the geography of language diversity as our research group is and join us in the search for understanding why humans speak so many languages.”

Read more @ http://www.newsweek.com/why-do-human-beings-speak-so-many-languages-638130

Languages do matter

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