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Episode 186: How metaphors make language more colorful

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.


 2019-06-14  5m