Lera Boroditsky

Affiliations: 
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 
 Cognitive Science University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 
Area:
Relationships between mind, world and language. How we create meaning, imagine, and use knowledge. How the languages we speak shape the ways we think
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Parents

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Dedre Gentner research assistant 1993-1996 Northwestern
Gordon H. Bower grad student 1996-2001 Stanford (Neurotree)
 (Mental representations of abstract domains.)

Children

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Michael C. Frank research assistant Stanford (Neurotree)
Richard W. Prather research assistant 2001-2002 MIT (Neurotree)
Stephen Flusberg grad student Purchase College, SUNY (Neurotree)
Nathan Witthoft grad student Stanford (Neurotree)
Daniel Casasanto grad student 2000-2005 MIT
Jonathan Winawer grad student 2001-2007 Stanford (Neurotree)
Caitlin M. Fausey grad student 2004-2010 Stanford (Neurotree)
Long Ouyang grad student 2010-2015 Stanford (Neurotree)
Ioana M. Dalca research scientist 2010-2011 Stanford (Neurotree)

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Teenie Matlock collaborator
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Ouyang L, Boroditsky L, Frank MC. (2016) Semantic Coherence Facilitates Distributional Learning. Cognitive Science
Thibodeau PH, Boroditsky L. (2015) Measuring Effects of Metaphor in a Dynamic Opinion Landscape. Plos One. 10: e0133939
Hendricks RK, Boroditsky L. (2015) Constructing mental time without visual experience Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 19: 429-430
Saj A, Fuhrman O, Vuilleumier P, et al. (2014) Patients with left spatial neglect also neglect the "left side" of time. Psychological Science. 25: 207-14
Majid A, Gaby A, Boroditsky L. (2013) Time in terms of space. Frontiers in Psychology. 4: 554
Lai VT, Boroditsky L. (2013) The immediate and chronic influence of spatio-temporal metaphors on the mental representations of time in english, mandarin, and mandarin-english speakers. Frontiers in Psychology. 4: 142
Thibodeau PH, Boroditsky L. (2013) Natural language metaphors covertly influence reasoning. Plos One. 8: e52961
Fedden S, Boroditsky L. (2012) Spatialization of time in mian. Frontiers in Psychology. 3: 485
Fuhrman O, McCormick K, Chen E, et al. (2011) How linguistic and cultural forces shape conceptions of time: English and Mandarin time in 3D. Cognitive Science. 35: 1305-28
Thibodeau PH, Boroditsky L. (2011) Metaphors we think with: the role of metaphor in reasoning. Plos One. 6: e16782
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