Evolution's Great Mystery: Language

Evolution's Great Mystery: Language
2020 . 4 min


  • Biljana Labovic


  • Michael Corballis


  • Documentary
  • Educational


What we call language is something more specific than communication. Language is about sharing what's in our minds: stories, opinions, questions, the past or future, imagined times or places, ideas. It is fundamentally open-ended, and can be used to say an unlimited number of things. So what does language mean for humanity, and how did we come to have it? Michael Corballis investigates.

parental rating

  • PG

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