An economist has determined that the difference in rates of savings between countries can be put down to language.

Does having a future tense make you see the future dfferently? Just how important is language to perception?

UWA linguist Daniel Midgley investigates the claims on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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A write-up in the Yale Daily News:

About household savings rates around the world:

More complete:
Google Document

About emotions and language: