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Lera Boroditsky

Lera Boroditsky (650) 725-5038
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Lera Boroditsky is an assistant professor of psychology at Stanford University and Editor in Chief of Frontiers in Cultural Psychology. She holds a PhD in Psychology from Stanford and has previously served on the faculty in the department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT. Boroditsky's research centers on how knowledge emerges out of the interactions of mind, world, and language, and the ways that languages and cultures shape human thinking. To this end, Boroditsky's laboratory has collected data around the world, from Indonesia to Chile to Turkey to Aboriginal Australia. Her research has been widely featured in the media and has won multiple awards, including the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, the Searle Scholars award, and the McDonnell Scholars award.

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