Language and thought: talking, gesturing (and signing) about space

Abstract

Recent research has reopened debates about (neo)Whorfian claims that the language one speaks has an impact on how one thinks---long discounted by mainstream linguistics and anthropology alike. Some of the most striking evidence for such possible impact derives, not surprisingly, from understudied "exotic" languages and, somewhat more surprisingly, from… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/1891903.1891905

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