David Ludden is a professor of psychology at Georgia Gwinnett College near Atlanta. He considers himself a generalist, and he has taught a wide variety of psychology courses, including cognitive, physiological, evolutionary, social, and cross-cultural psychology as well as research methods and the psychology of language. Showing a penchant for languages from an early age, he majored in French and German as an undergraduate at Ohio University, where he returned, after a brief stint in Japan, to complete a master’s degree in linguistics. Following a second, much longer stint in East Asia, he earned a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Iowa. His research extends far beyond his traditional psycholinguistics training to include a consideration the evolutionary, biological, developmental, and social factors that make all human languages so incredibly similar.