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Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

S2010 Ep41: Jean Berko Gleason: Psycholinguist

Video duration: 7:18

Jean Berko Gleason is a Professor Emerita at Boston University and was one of the founders of the field of psycholinguistics. She created the famous "wug test," which reveals how children learn the rules of language, such as making singular words plural. While now in her 70s, Jean continues to get around town by driving fast in her sports car.

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Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin: The Planet 9 Guys

Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin astonish themselves by discovering our 9th planet.

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Mike Brown and Konstantin Batygin: The Planet 9 Guys

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Simon Singh: Science and Religion Shake Hands

Don't think it's possible? Simon Singh explains how.

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Simon Singh: Science and Religion Shake Hands

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Simon Singh: It All Started with the Big Bang

One of Simon Singh's books inspires the Barenaked Ladies to write a sitcom theme.

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Simon Singh: It All Started with the Big Bang

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Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

Simon Singh discovers that there is an insane amount of math in "The Simpsons."

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Simon Singh: D'oh = mc²

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