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Imagine A Flying Pig: How Words Take Shape In The Brain : NPR

See on Scoop.itVisual Thinking Plus

Linguists used to think the human brain had a specific region devoted to understanding language. But brain scans now indicate that regions controlling vision, movement, taste, smell and touch are all called into action when we think of a word, too.

Kristin Newton‘s insight:

Metaphors activate our brains in a visual and experiential way, far beyond the reach of the usual mundane wordy descriptions. 

See on www.npr.org

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