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How language shapes the way we think - Lera Boroditsky


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There are about 7,000 languages spoken around the world -- and they all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures. But do they shape the way we think? Lera Boroditsky shares examples of language that suggest the answer is a resounding yes.

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