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Your Brain on Metaphors

Postby Slava » Sat Sep 06, 2014 4:30 pm

That is the title of an interesting piece posted to the Chronicle of Higher Education. How is it that we can understand metaphors and idioms, and just what goes on in our heads when we hear them?

http://chronicle.com/article/Your-Brain ... rs/148495/

fMRI is really amazing in what it can show us doing, when we don't have a clue ourselves.
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