Listen to a conversation about the inter-relationships between world languages and human thinking
Host Robert Harrison
Tuesday, November 4, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, 2008
Guest host Joshua Landy in conversation with Lera Boroditsky about language and thought.
JOSHUA LANDY is Associate Professor of French at
LERA BORODITSKY is an assistant professor of psychology, neuroscience, and symbolic systems at
Boroditsky’s research centers on the nature of mental representation and how knowledge emerges out of the interactions of mind, world, and language. One focus has been to investigate the ways that languages and cultures shape human thinking. To this end, Boroditsky’s laboratory has collected data around the world, from