Lera Boroditsky

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 
 Cognitive Science University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 
Relationships between mind, world and language. How we create meaning, imagine, and use knowledge. How the languages we speak shape the ways we think
"Lera Boroditsky"
Mean distance: 13.95 (cluster 15)
Cross-listing: LinguisTree - CSD Tree


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


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Michael C. Frank research assistant Stanford
Richard W. Prather research assistant 2001-2002 MIT
Francisco E Maravilla research assistant 2008-2012 Stanford
Stephen Flusberg grad student Purchase College, SUNY
Nathan Witthoft grad student Stanford
Ana Chkhaidze grad student 2019- UCSD
Daniel Casasanto grad student 2000-2005 MIT
Jonathan Winawer grad student 2001-2007 Stanford
Caitlin M. Fausey grad student 2004-2010 Stanford
Long Ouyang grad student 2010-2015 Stanford
Ioana M. Dalca research scientist 2010-2011 Stanford


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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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