Beyond words? Lera Boroditsky, Associate Professor of Cognitive Science
“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world,” philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein pronounced in 1921, and the last century of booming linguistic studies have only confirmed her words. If languages shape us as much as we think we shape them, do we ever really speak our mind? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Lera Boroditsky, Associate Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of California, San Diego.