Interesting article: Bilinguals see the world in a different way

I found this article on a Dutch website. So for the Dutchies amongst you, you can read the article here.

Science Daily reports that the way we see the world is linked to the language we speak. The report comes from research done amongst monolingual and bilingual Japanese speakers. Apparently Japanese has very specific words for different shades of the color blue, whereas in English you can merely describe the shade. People who only knew Japanese could in turn identify more different types of blue than speakers who also knew English.

How cool is that?

Read the full article here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110314132531.htm

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