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Stories by Melody Dye

The Launch of the Psychotronic Girl

"Electricité, électronique, cybernétique‥et ensuite?‥Proposons Psychotronique , utilisation de la pensée et de la volonté." (Toute La Radio, N° 192 du 12 janvier 1955.) Welcome to The Psychotronic Girl, a freshly-minted blog on the science and politics of language.

July 5, 2011 — Melody Dye

Why Johnny Can't Name His Colors

The way we commonly use color and number words in English makes it unnecessarily difficult for kids to learn the concepts

May 1, 2011 — Melody Dye

Why Johnny Can't Name His Colors

No, the kid's probably not color blind. A trick for teaching children colors at a younger age--and why it is otherwise so hard for them

July 13, 2010 — Melody Dye

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