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Study: Bilinguals Negotiate Between Two Views

According to a new study, speaking two languages may influence how people perceive the world around them by putting a different emphasis on certain reactions. Psycholinguists from Britain's Lancaster University say bilinguals may have a more flexible way of thinking by paying attention to things inherently emphasized in different cultures. They say that for instance Japanese speakers usually group objects by material they are made of instead of their shape, while Korean speakers...

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