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Spanish and English speakers tend to conceptualize time as running from left to right along a mental line. Previous research suggests that this representational strategy arises from the participants' exposure to a left-to-right writing system. However, direct evidence supporting this assertion suffers from several limitations and relies only on the visual(More)
The present study aimed to test whether the " Time is Space " conceptual metaphor is grounded on the sensori-motor experience of reading and writing. Two groups of participants differing in their directional reading/writing system (Spanish and Hebrew) carried out a time judgment task on auditorily presented words referring either to the past or the future.(More)
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