A genialidade lingüística dos bebês – The linguistic genius of babies

No TEDxRainier, Patricia Kuhl apresentou resultados surpreendentes sobre como os bebês aprendem uma língua sobre outra -, ouvindo os seres humanos ao seu redor e “fazendo estatísticas” sobre os sons que eles precisam saber. Experimentos de laboratório (e tomografias cerebrais) mostram como os bebês de 6 meses de idade, usam um raciocínio sofisticado para entender… Read More

How Did These Fruits Get Their Names in English?

How Kiwifruits Got Their Name Kiwifruit were first found in the Chang Kiang Valley of China and as they spread to other parts of the world, they were called Chinese gooseberries. They were named ‘kiwifruit’ in the mid twentieth century. The new name refers to the furry covering that resembles the kiwi bird. Kiwifruits in… Read More

Movie quizz: can you guess the 45 movies from the soundtrack?

  #1 – Star Wars #2 – Once upon a time in the west #3 – Simpsons – The Movie #4 – Ghostbusters #5 – Beverly Hills Cop #6 – Pink Panther #7 – Star Trek #8 – Terminator 2 #9 – Mission Impossible #10 – Lion King #11 – Pulp Fiction #12 – Pirates… Read More