How can a simple nursery rhyme be so complicated to translate? If your language doesn’t include words for numbers, are you still able to count? And why do speakers of a language without words for “left” and “right” always know which way is North? In this thought-provoking talk from TED-Ed Weekend in New York City, Petrina Nomikou discusses research on the relationship between language and thought.
This video is from TED.