Cross-linguistic Spatio-temporal Association: Empirical Studies by Boroditsky

Yiqing Liao, Rong Xiao
2017 Linguistics and Literature Studies  
This paper provides a critical review of cross-linguistic empirical research on spatio-temporal association among English and Chinese languages to see if it is possible to render the actual relations between language and reality in a systematic manner. It discusses a selection of relevant studies conducted by scholars within this domain. Hopefully this paper will shed light on the cross-linguistic studies of the relationship between language and thought in mental conceptualization. Implications
more » ... ation. Implications are also given for future empirical research.
doi:10.13189/lls.2017.050405 fatcat:2knov6wqwffilk776jekokcds4