How language shapes the way we think

People who speak different languages will pay attention to different things, depending on what their language usually requires them to do.

And that gives you the opportunity to ask, Why do I think the way that I do? How could I think differently? And also, What thoughts do I wish to create?

A reflection of Lera Boroditsky in a TED Talk about the beauty of linguistic diversity. In her perspective: Human minds have invented not one cognitive universe, but 7,000.


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