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LINGUIST List 21.4033

Tue Oct 12 2010

Media: Does Your Language Shape How You Think?

Editor for this issue: Mfon Udoinyang <mfonlinguistlist.org>


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Message 1: Does Your Language Shape How You Think?
Date: 12-Oct-2010
From: MfonUdoinyang <mfonlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Does Your Language Shape How You Think?
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Though the issue of whether our first language (or mother tongue)
influences the way we think has been controversial, recent studies seem to
suggest that this might indeed be the case. A New York Times article of
August 26, 2010 by Guy Deutscher discusses this issue in detail:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/29/magazine/29language-t.html?_r=1

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            General Linguistics

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