Winners Ammodo Science Award for groundbreaking research announced
Asifa Majid is affiliated to the Radboud University in Nijmegen and there, together with her team, she researches the relationship between language and the senses. Her research focuses on the way people think and perceive, and whether this varies depending on their language and culture.
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Why are we so bad at describing what we smell? Why do we have words for colours but not for scents? Have we lost that capability in evolution? Or is it due to our upbringing?
Asifa Majid undertakes innovative fieldwork among various cultures and peoples to find new answers to questions about connections between brains, language and culture.