The Reality Check #107: Language and Thoughts + Danger and Cognitive Bias + Fruit Fly Myth

Sailor Adam

Elan discusses the controversy of whether language affects how people think. Darren uses scientific language to share a cool anecdote from his recent trip to Rio De Janeiro. Adam examines the myth that fruit flies only live for an hour.

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Show Notes
Language and Thought

NYTimes – Does your language affect how you think?

Newsweek – What’s in a word

Wikipedia – Linguistic Relativity


Fruit Fly Life Expectancy
Life Span of Fruit Fly – Orkin
Mayfly – The Canadian Encyclopedia

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