Archive for February 25th, 2019

Linguistic diversity

February 25, 2019

Linguistic diversity reveals to us just how ingenious and flexible the human mind is. In Kuuk Thaayorre, they don’t use words like “left” and “right,” and instead, everything is in cardinal directions: north, south, east and west. With 7,000 languages spoken around the world, the number of cognitive universes is remarkable. TED Talk: Lera Boroditsky: How language shapes the way we think >>>