June 14, 2019

Episode 186: How metaphors make language more colorful

Using metaphor to add context to language.

AZSCI 186 Metaphor Studying how metaphors enhance our daily speech.
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How metaphors make language more colorful

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Episode 186: University of Arizona Psychology Professor Vicki Lai

We use metaphors every day in ways that add meaning and color to our speech. But how does the human brain interpret this information? University of Arizona psychology professor Vicki Lai is studying the ways we use metaphor to enhance our daily language.

Vicki Lai spoke with Leslie Tolbert, PhD, Regents Professor Emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

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