Tag: Whorf Sapir Hypothesis

  • What using medical jargon could be doing to our brains

    Everybody knows that doctors sometimes have the annoying habit of using medical jargon when speaking to patients and their families. It’s annoying because it gets in the way of communication, and many people feel inhibited from saying that they just don’t understand what the doctor is talking about. So on and on the doctor drones,…

  • What medical jargon may be doing to our brains

    Everybody knows that doctors sometimes have the annoying habit of using medical jargon when speaking to patients and their families. It’s annoying because it gets in the way of communication, and many people feel inhibited from saying that they just don’t understand what the doctor is talking about. So on and on the doctor drones,…