In perception of a Turkish language - whistled Turkish - both hemispheres of the brain get equally involved, new research has found, debunking the common theory that the left brain hemisphere is dominant in the processing of all languages.
Want to teach your toddler important life skills? Well it's time to become funny as a new study reveals that children as young as 16 months old naturally learn the difference between joking and pretending by picking up on their parents' cues.
Contrary to the age-old assumption that the Indus script is a language, a veteran science historian has claimed that it is numerical, as evident from numbers and symbols in the seals and artifacts of the Indus Valley Civilisation (3000-1900 BC).
Against the backdrop of a row over Sanskrit replacing German in government run schools in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night said India's secularism is not so weak that it will be "shaken" because of a language and there was a need for having "self-confidence".
In a finding that may help improve treatment and diagnosis of common reading disorders like dyslexia, a study suggests that phonics should not be overlooked in favour of a whole-language technique that focuses on visually memorising word patterns.
German Ambassador Michael Steiner's lobbying against government decision to scrap German as third language in about 500 Kendriya Vidyalayas is being frowned upon by the government which sees it as incompatible with an envoy's role.
Invoking German writer Johann Goethe and Rabindranath Tagore, German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner today expressed confidence of finding a solution to the issue of dropping of German as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas.