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Brain's Preference for Simplicity Is the Reason Behind Similarities Between Langages, Finds Study

Monday, October 8, 2018  
Posted by: Dana Walker
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The reason that there are so many commonalities between languages is because the human

 

brain prefers to communicate simply, new research finds.

Despite there being an estimated 7,099 languages spoken throughout the world today, almost a third of them are endangered while just 23 represent more than half of the global population. 

 

However, a new study led by University of Arizona researcher Masha Fedzechkina suggests that this might not have happened by chance.

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