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Computer smart as a 4-year-old

Artificial and natural knowledge researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have IQ-tested one of the best available artificial intelligence systems to see how intelligent it really is.

Jul 15, 2013
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A second language gives toddlers an edge

Toddlers who learn a second language from infancy have an edge over their unilingual peers, according to a new study from Concordia University and York University in Canada and the Universite de Provence in France. As reported ...

Jan 19, 2011
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How words shape the world

Our minds might be able to find the right word quicker than Google and yet we rarely pause to think about how language shapes everything we do.

Sep 08, 2009
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Computer games give a boost to English

If you want to make a mark in the world of computer games you had better have a good English vocabulary. It has now also been scientifically proven that someone who is good at computer games has a larger ...

Aug 28, 2014
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