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Language: a primary tool for understanding human behavior

Language: a primary tool for understanding human behavior

Language is integral to how we express and communicate in everyday life.

Understanding how people use language - what words and phrases they choose to combine - can give us insight into ourselves and why we behave the way we do.

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According to research, slight differences in language can reveal biased beliefs of the speakers.

Speech patterns correlate to particular behaviors. This includes how language can influence people's buying decisions or social media use.

There are about 7,000 languages worldwide. Each language reflects the culture of the people who speak it.

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