18 May 2013 Flanneltron   » (Journeyer)

Language Does Not Shape Thought

Cognition causes language, not the other way around. Correlations between changes in thought with changes in language abound. But the arguments are very weak for causality from language to cognition in this context. What do People Mean by Language Shapes Thought? Lera Boroditsky likes to spread the meme language shapes thought. Others have used it [...]

Syndicated 2013-05-18 06:24:56 from SynapticNulship

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