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Unformatted text preview: Then show one example of each, on two screens. 3. Korean speakers looked longer at the kind of spatial relation which they had just been familiarized with. 4. English speakers showed no such effect 5. When shown several examples of loose fit and one of tight fit (or vice versa), Korean adults could easily pick odd man out, but English-speaking adults could not. 6. Prelinguistic infants, regardless of whether being raised in Korean or English speaking household and unlike adult English speakers , distinguished between tight and loose fit (in the familiarization experiment). Space: the final frontier Different languages have fundamentally different ways of describing spatial orientation European languages: LEFT, RIGHT, FRONT, BACK these are relative orientations Guugu-Yimidhirr: quadrants, based on geography of earth these are fixed orientations...
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