Websites

1. How language transformed humanity

http://tedtalkspsychology.com/how-language-transformed-humanity-with-mark-pagel/

A TED talk on evolution of language by Mark Pagel, an evolutionary biologist.

 

2. The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis of effects of language on thought

http://www.ted.com/talks/keith_chen_could_your_language_affect_your_ability_to_save_money 

A TED talk presenting the intriguing application of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis to real world behaviour. The hypothesis discussed is that an individual’s language might influence their ability to save money.

 

3. Eye-tracking of saccades and fixations whilst reading

http://www.ted.com/talks/keith_chen_could_your_language_affect_your_ability_to_save_money 

A TED talk presenting the intriguing application of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis to real world behaviour. The hypothesis discussed is that an individual’s language might influence their ability to save money.

 

4. What can speech errors tell us about language production?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b18OBBoS5Fo

A lecture on models of language production and what speech errors tell us about them.