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Why Do We See Similarities Across Languages? Human Brain May Be Responsible

Why Do We See Similarities Across Languages? Human Brain May Be Responsible

An estimated 7,099 languages are spoken throughout the world today. Almost a third of them are endangered — spoken by dwindling numbers — while just 23 languages represent more than half of the global population. For years, researchers have been interested in the similarities seen across human languages. A new study led by University of