Metaphor-enriched social cognition and spatial bias in the courtroom
Metaphor and the Social World, pp. 81-99, 2018.
It is known that courtroom decisions can be influenced by subtle psychological biases, such as asking leading questions. Informed by metaphor research on the connection between spatial proximity and intimacy (e.g., ‘we are close’, ‘their views are far apart’), this paper reports four experiments that look at the potential role of psycholo...More
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