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Your Brain Knows The Difference Between Metaphors and Similes, Even if You Don’t

3 years agoOdd : Neatorama

Much to the chagrin of my high school English teacher, my classmates and I always got our metaphors and similes mixed up. But take heart, Mrs. Potter! It turns out that our brains did understand that there are differences between the two: Midori Shibata and colleagues at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan, asked 24 men [...]
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