Monthly Archives: July 2022

Ep 348: Animals, lies and language



Animals, lies and language

An honest signal is useful for the one sending and receiving it. But, dishonest signals tend to destabilize the ability to communicate. How did human language develop when words make it so easy to fib?
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Ep 347: Prey or play



Prey or play

When differing animals meet, they sometimes communicate. Sometimes threats, sometimes lies, sometimes laughter. We take a look at interspecies communication.
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Ep 346: Ah, those babbling bacteria



Ah, those babbling bacteria

We begin a new subseries this week on language and communication. For starters, let’s have a looksee at how single-celled organisms chat.
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