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February 22, 2017
This week, Knut and Chris talk about the movie Arrival, and what learning a new language might or might not do to your brain. Also under the microscope are doors, Janteloven, and Norwegians' unfavourable assessment of their own rudeness. Links:Grieg - In the Hall of the Mountain King - YouTubeList of tunnels in Norway - WikipediaLærdal Tunnel - WikipediaPavlokStormkast 2017Dan Wilbur on Twitter: "President Trump referenced the horrible incident in Sweden last night. Here's a photo of the chaos: https://t.co/cuGP5qOz50"John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) - IMDbArrival (2016) - IMDbArrival (film) - WikipediaStory of Your Life (book on which Arrival is based) - WikipediaBeautiful Girls (1996) | "You're a dude in flux" - Natalie Portman, Timothy Hutton - YouTubeLinguistic relativity (Sapir-Whorf hypothesis) - WikipediaWhat happens when you can't count past four? | Education | The GuardianNoam Chomsky - WikipediaMaurice Bloch - WikipediaThe Blob by Maurice Bloch « Anthropology of this CenturyA linguist on Arrival's alien…