Monthly Archive: February 2014


The three “can” words in Chinese (会, 能, 可以)

In English, the word “can” has several senses, in Chinese some of those senses have actually been “mapped” into separate words. This article and video explain the three senses in Chinese and shows examples...


Do you live in the “Meta-game”?

Several years ago I had a friend who was studying developmental psychology. During one of our conversations she introduced me to the concept of “metacognition” — which she then went on to explain is “thinking...