Language: Life without numbers

Susan J. Hespos*

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If your language did not have words for numbers, would you be able to think about numeric quantities? An Amazonian culture where number words are limited to one, two and many has provided new insights to the interaction between thought and language.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R927-R928
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number21
StatePublished - Nov 9 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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