Creative problem-solving using metaphors can help us deal with the long-term anxiety and challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
The use of military metaphors in some contexts can be helpful. In medicine? Not so much.
We want to be whitelisted and not blacklisted for jobs. White lies make stretching the truth okay, but you don't want to receive a black mark on your record.
Print advertising increasingly makes use of linguistic and visual syneasthesia to create multisensory experiences.
Economists try to create and use maps to navigate the world of human choices. But in some ways, these maps are limited.
Throughout history, metaphors based around the testes and semen brought out very different sides of masculinity.
Are we in a race against climate change? Or is it a war? How does thinking of the past or the future affect your support for the science? Researchers are learning how metaphors and context matter.