TALKING BRAINS finally closes its doors

On March 16, 2017 by Wolfram Hinzen

TALKING BRAINS ( is the perhaps first-ever exhibition of language as a natural object, which opened its doors for the public on 30th March 2017. It is owned by the laCaixa foundation and was produced by After several hundreds of thousands of visitors passed through it, it has now finally closed. We hope it has inspired visitors to contemplate our brain as the uniquely linguistic organ in nature and incited reflections on what language is – including how it may create our thoughts and how it marks the path of decline when normal thought is lost or does not develop. We are particularly grateful for the parents that helped us with materials from their children during language acquisition or without language. We are hoping that TB will travel around the world over the coming years!

TB opening

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