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The Power of Language: Lera Boroditsky in Conversation with Roy Eisenhardt

Lera BoroditskyThere are over 7,000 languages around the globe and each one may shape a given culture's conception of time, space, color, or even justice. Lera Boroditsky, who conducts groundbreaking research on how language shapes thought says that 'each language is its own universe.' Boroditsky is a professor of psychology, neuroscience, and symbolic systems at Stanford University. Boroditsky will be in conversation with Roy Eisenhardt who practiced law for twelve years in San Francisco and has taught at UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law. He previously served as the executive director for the California Academy of Sciences. California Academy members: $20 balcony and $25 orchestra/box. General audience: $22 balcony and $27 orchestra/box.

Wed, March 20, 2013
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