English speakers attend more strongly than Spanish speakers to manner of motion when classifying novel objects and events.

@article{Kersten2010EnglishSA,
  title={English speakers attend more strongly than Spanish speakers to manner of motion when classifying novel objects and events.},
  author={Alan Kersten and Christian A. Meissner and Julia Lechuga and Bennett L. Schwartz and Justin S. Albrechtsen and Adam Iglesias},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  year={2010},
  volume={139 4},
  pages={638-53}
}
Three experiments provide evidence that the conceptualization of moving objects and events is influenced by one's native language, consistent with linguistic relativity theory. Monolingual English speakers and bilingual Spanish/English speakers tested in an English-speaking context performed better than monolingual Spanish speakers and bilingual Spanish… CONTINUE READING