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How Language Can Make You a Time Traveler

Big Think – Laurie Vazquez

“NOTE: This article discusses plot points from the movie Arrival. Spoilers ahead! The language we speak can help us see the future. That’s the premise of the alien language in the movie Arrival — and it’s a big deal. Arrival is a movie where aliens arrive on Earth to talk to us. Unlike typical alien invasion movies that focus on explosions and punching, Arrival focuses on a linguistics professor teaching the aliens English while learning their language. What the professor learns is that speaking the alien language reshapes her brain to let her see into the future.”(more)

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