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Lera Boroditsky

Professor, Stanford University

Biography

Dr. Boroditsky is a professor of psychology at Stanford University and Editor-in-Chief of Frontiers in Cultural Psychology. Boroditsky’s research examines how cognition emerges out of the interactions of mind, world, language, and culture. Her laboratory has collected data around the world, from Indonesia to Chile to Aboriginal Australia. The research has been widely featured in the popular press and has been honoured by the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, the Searle Scholars award, and the McDonnell Scholars Award.