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Research Article

Metaphors We Think With: The Role of Metaphor in Reasoning

  • Paul H. Thibodeau,

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Lera Boroditsky mail

    lera@stanford.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Published: February 23, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016782

About the Authors

Paul H. Thibodeau, Lera Boroditsky
Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: lera@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PHT LB. Performed the experiments: PHT. Analyzed the data: PHT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PHT. Wrote the manuscript: PHT LB.