Literary works presented in the form of letters.
An interdisciplinary field utilizing engineering, complex systems, computer sciences and statistics to analyze biological data.
A petroglyph that includes a representation of the surrounding landscape.
The hypothesis that the ancient human mind was divided into two parts: One which produced auditory hallucinations and the other which heard and obeyed them.
A condition in which a concept or mental impression evokes a sensory experience
Conversational sessions that revolve around sharing and examining information after a specific event has occurred.
The recording, storage, and recollection of past experiences by a system external to the human brain.
A visual memory system; allows for large amounts of information to be stored for very brief durations.
The study of phenomena originating in the mind, including knowledge, intellect, and intuition.
A symbol or sign which represents a whole word.
A collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible place.
Using a single word to express complex ideas, a phase in early childhood language development.
The ability to recall visual images with exceptional precision, also known as “photographic memory” or “total recall.”
A method of statistically estimating when distinct languages diverged from their common source.
Having a physical or factual existence.
Intelligence lingo. An agent under the control of another intelligence service being used against his or her original handlers.
From the intelligence world, a surveillance team assigned to monitor a specific target.
An ancient Mesopotamian terraced step pyramid temple, believed to connect Heaven and Earth.
A group of Medieval philosophers who categorized language into modes of being, understanding, and signifying.
A sequence of linguistic units, such as words or phrases, which form a meaningful whole
The study of the relationship between biology and all aspects of language.
Latin for 'from nothing.' Often used in philosophical and theological arguments centered around the issue of cause and effect.
A dream depicting a real event from the past, present, or future, though the dreamer has no knowledge of the event.
The inability to express or comprehend a concept because one's language has no words to describe it.
Threads knotted in a positional decimal system, used to record numerical data and possibly language, in South America, as early as 2500-3000 B.C.
DEAD MAN'S SWITCH
A device or system that holds an automated task at bay as long as a physical operator is present preventing it from triggering. if the operator goes absent, the task triggers.
Text written by a Writer who is guided by a spiritual or subconscious force, also known as “automatic writing.”
ARROW OF TIME
The concept of the one-way directionality of time, used to describe irreversible processes in nature.
A psychological phenomenon in which a constantly repeated word temporarily loses its meaning to the listener.
In Greek mythology, the personification of Memory and mother of the nine Muses, who were the goddesses of inspiration. Something to think about…
The perception of an entire object when it can only be partially sensed.