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The Whorfian Brain: Neuroscientific Approaches to Linguistic Relativity

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The Whorfian Brain : Neuroscientific Approaches to Linguistic Relativity. / Athanasopoulos, Panos; Casaponsa, Aina.

In: Cognitive Neuropsychology, Vol. 37, No. 5-6, 17.08.2020, p. 393-412.

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Athanasopoulos, Panos ; Casaponsa, Aina. / The Whorfian Brain : Neuroscientific Approaches to Linguistic Relativity. In: Cognitive Neuropsychology. 2020 ; Vol. 37, No. 5-6. pp. 393-412.

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