English is shaped by more than natural selection. Joshua Plotkin’s dive into the evolution of language began with clarity—and also a lack of it. Today, if you wanted to talk about something that’s clear,
New research explains why we pretend to know more than we do. Why do people pretend to know things? Why does confidence so often scale with ignorance? Steven Sloman, a professor of cognitive science at
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You're probably familiar with the romanticized image of the polyglot. It goes something like this: After attending the recent polyglot conference in Berlin, I can tell you that I didn't meet a single who