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Can Quirks of Grammar Affect the Way You Think? Grammatical Gender and Object Concepts

  title={Can Quirks of Grammar Affect the Way You Think? Grammatical Gender and Object Concepts},
  author={W. Phillips and L. Boroditsky},
  • W. Phillips, L. Boroditsky
  • Published 2003
  • Computer Science
  • Can the language you speak affect the way you think. [...] Key Result Finally, results showed that cross-linguistic differences in thought can be produced just by grammatical differences and in the absence of other cultural factors.Expand Abstract
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