Thinking for Speaking about Motion in Russian and English: An Eye Tracking Investigation
Language Institute lecture by Victoria Hasko, University of Georgia
Thursday, February 28, 2019
1418 Van Hise Hall
Does the language that we speak influence the way that we think, perceive reality or remember certain aspects of it? This talk discusses research on the domain of motion to investigate the differences in how native speakers of English and Russian talk about motion and space and how they interrogate motion events not only verbally but also visually.