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Why the British are free-thinking and the Chinese love conformity: It’s all in the genes claim scientists

Daily Mail Reporter Daily Mail Cultural stereotypes may be deep rooted in our genetic makeup, say scientists. Common traits like British individualism and Chinese conformity could be attributed to genetic differences between races according to a new study. The study, … Continue reading

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Literal Lucy to the rescue: A new way to distinguish between literal meaning and contextual meaning

Alyson Reed EurekAlert Washington, DC – A new linguistic study of how individuals interpret various types of utterances sheds more light on how literal and contextual meaning are distinguished. The study, “A novel empirical paradigm for distinguishing between What is … Continue reading

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