Does language influence the way we think?
Many people have thought so. And this thought has worked its way into an enormously popular idea called the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis. Yet linguists often dismiss this idea as unfounded. So what’s the story?
Daniel, Ben, and Kylie begin an exploration of language, perception, and mind on this episode of Talk the Talk.
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