David Shariatmadari is a writer, editor, and author of the book Don't Believe a Word.
We are taught that jealousy and envy are not productive emotions. Well, maybe. This episode begins with a look at how jealousy and envy can actually help you achieve your goal. And, I explain the difference between jealousy and envy because they are not the same thing. https://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/a19918585/jealous/Successful dog training is all about conditioning and giving rewards for good behavior. Yet when we want people to change their behavior, we are more inclined to criticize and correct the negative more than we reward the positive. So what if we treated people the way a dog trainer trains a dog? That’s what Dr. Karen London advocates. Karen is an experienced dog trainer and behaviorist and she is author of a book called Treat Everyone Like a Dog (https://amzn.to/3m9y1w1). Listen as she explains how to take the principles of positive dog training and use them to get people to do what you want without fighting and criticism.  When it’s really cold outside, you probably get a runny nose even if you are not sick. Why? Listen as I explain how it is a by product of how your body works to keep you healthy and happy. http://archive.boston.com/news/globe/health_science/articles/2007/01/01/why_does_my_nose_run_in_the_cold/Our language is constantly changing in interesting and sometimes unusual ways. That is why the English of William Shakespeare sounds so strange compared to the English spoken today and while the English spoken in North America is different than the English spoken in the UK. How and why does it change? That is what David Shariatmadari is here to discuss. David is a writer and editor at the Guardian and author of the book, Don't Believe a Word: The Surprising Truth About Language (https://amzn.to/3ngvp0x)PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS!https://www.geico.com Bundle your policies and save! It's Geico easy!Get Honey FREE and start saving on your online purchases! Simply go to https://www.joinhoney.com/something and start saving!https://deals.dell.com/en-us or 1-800-BUY DELL for the best savings available now!Get great cardio and strength training! Go to https://JoinFightCamp.com/something for free shipping and a gift worth $109 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by David Shariatmadari, editor at the Guardian and author of "Don't Believe a Word: The Surprising Truth About Language." They talk about the science of modern linguistics, including a lengthy discussion of how language may be changing during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Follow David: @D_Shariatmadari.
This episode of Books and Ideas is an interview with David Shariatmadari author of "Don't Believe a Word: The Surprising Truth About Language." We explore some of the common myths about language. This includes a follow up of our recent discussion on Brain Science about the evidence against the assumption that language is an instinctive. Links and References: Don't Believe a Word: The Surprising Truth About Language by David Shariatmadari Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking by Cecilia Heyes Interviewed in Brain Science 168 Pullum, GK and Schultz, BC, (2002) Empirical assessment of stimulus of poverty arguments. The Linguistic Review, 19, ?. Hsu, H J, and Bishop, DV (2014) Sequence-specific procedural learning deficits in children with specific language impairment. Developmental Science,17(3), 352-365. Tomblin, J B, Shribirg, L , Murray, J, Patil, S, and Williams, C. (2004). Speech and Language characteristics associated with a 7/13 translocation involving FOXP2. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 130, 97-?. Both books have extensive references. For more please see show notes of BS 168. Announcements: Coming in early May 2020: new expanded edition of re You Sure? The Unconscious Origins of Certainty by Virginia "Ginger" Campbell, MD. Sign up for Brain Science Newsletter for updates. Send email to docartemis@gmail.com or post voice feedback at http://speakpipe.com/docartemis. Books and Ideas is going on hiatus until November 2020 so that Dr. Campbell can work on her neuroscience writing project. Please subscribe in your favorite podcasting app so that you don't miss the next episode. Connect on Social Media: Twitter: @docartemis Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/booksandideas
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