Memory and language

Word Order Predicts a Native Speakers’ Working Memory

The group, including psychologists, linguists and biologists from five different countries, traveled across the world to run memory tests in eight different human cultures speaking different languages. “The best part of this project was to cross deserts and seas to reach amazing people speaking the most wonderful languages ever, from Sidaama, to Khoekhoe and Khmer”, says Amici, “and know that these languages may provide them with a unique vision of the world”. ….[READ]