World Science Festival

Strip away the trimmings of a traditional science presentation, add cocktails, and you have WSF SpotlightThis is a wug. Now there is another one. There are two of them. There are two ____. What? With this simple test and and an adorable imaginary animal, Jean Berko Gleason opened up a new understanding of what would become psycholinguistics. Follow along at home and see how you fare when she selects two volunteers to take some of her linguistic tests.

Read more from the World Science Festival, October 2011.