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How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky

TED Talks Daily - September 03, 2021 10:00 ★★★★ - 9.8K ratings
There are about 7,000 languages spoken around the world -- and they all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures. But do they shape the way we think? Cognitive scientist Lera Boroditsky shares examples of language -- from an Aboriginal community in Australia that uses cardinal ...

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Worlds Apart: Beyond words? Lera Boroditsky, Associate Professor of Cognitive Science

RT - November 03, 2019 06:57 - 29 minutes ★★★★★ - 134 ratings
“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world,” philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein pronounced in 1921, and the last century of booming linguistic studies have only confirmed her words. If languages shape us as much as we think we shape them, do we ever really speak our mind? To discuss this...

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Dr. Lera Boroditsky | Beast Or Virus?

Matt D’Elia Is Confused - August 21, 2019 16:33 - 59 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
Dr. Lera Boroditsky — ‘Beast Or Virus?’ — Matt talks to renowned cognitive scientist Dr. Lera Boroditsky about one of his favorite topics and the root of all confusion: language. An in depth conversation about miscommunication, misunderstanding, the prevalence of metaphor, the power of persuasio...

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Interview Series: LERA BORODITSKY

What Really Happened? - April 10, 2019 07:01 - 53 minutes ★★★★★ - 3.4K ratings
In Budapest, she plays chess in ancient baths. In the Sahara Desert, she serves tea. When she met the Dalai Lama, he interviewed her. She is the most interesting person in the world. Jenks talks to cognitive scientist and one of the main contributors to the Theory of Linguistic Relativity, Lera B...

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#019 The Way We Speak Shapes Everything w/ Lera Boroditsky

Spellbound - May 14, 2018 07:05 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 149 ratings
Cognitive Scientist Lera Boroditsky breaks down the logic behind various world languages and demonstrates its influence on their speakers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky

TED Talks Society and Culture - April 11, 2018 15:54 - 14 minutes - Video ★★★★ - 690 ratings
There are about 7,000 languages spoken around the world -- and they all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures. But do they shape the way we think? Cognitive scientist Lera Boroditsky shares examples of language -- from an Aboriginal community in Australia that uses cardinal ...