Different Language, Different Math

Chinese, English Spakers Do Math Differently.” A vindication of polylogism? Not exactly, but interesting nonetheless.

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One thought on “Different Language, Different Math

  1. Will Hay June 28, 2006 / 1:32 pm

    This might reflect the differences between a language expressed through an alphabet like English, and the myriad characters of written Chinese. Since language structures thought, the way we engage the world through reading and writing would shape mental processes. The story seems to underline the importance of cultural context.

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