Your vocabulary determines your potential

by Thomas Brady

I’ve Read many times that babies exposed to larger quantities of different words - no matter what those words were - statistically did better on school. This, though, is the first I’ve read about why that might be. BoingBoing covers an article about scientists getting the chance recently to watch a new sign language be created in Nicaragua. Seems to indicate that the vocabulary of your inner monologue is a big factor in you ability to perceive and interpret.