A computational investigation of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis: The case of spatial relations

@inproceedings{Tseng2016ACI,
  title={A computational investigation of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis: The case of spatial relations},
  author={Christine Tseng and Alexandra Carstensen and Terry Regier and Yang Xu},
  booktitle={CogSci},
  year={2016}
}
Investigations of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis often ask whether there is a difference in the non-linguistic behavior of speakers of two languages, generally without modeling the underlying process. Such an approach leaves underexplored the relative contributions of language and universal aspects of cognition, and how those contributions differ across… CONTINUE READING