LINGUIST List 31.2487

Thu Aug 06 2020

Qs: Examples of Sapir Whorf/Linguistic Relativity Influencing Perceptions of Medicine and Healthcare?

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Date: 06-Aug-2020
From: George Corpuz <gsc4001med.cornell.edu>
Subject: Examples of Sapir Whorf/Linguistic Relativity Influencing Perceptions of Medicine and Healthcare?
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Hello,

I am a linguistics enthusiast looking to do a project on Sapir Whorf/Linguistic Relativity and how it may influence a persons perceptions regarding one's views of medical and health-related topics. I would love any examples that people could point me to.

Thank you in advance!


Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics


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