Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Simeon Floyd

Topic — motion (4 entries)

Preliminary ‘Come’ and ‘Go’ Questionnaire

The encoding of apparently ‘simple’ movement concepts such as ‘COME’ and ‘GO’ can differ widely across languages (e.g., in regard to specifying direction of motion relative to the speaker). ThisMore →

Motion Verb Stimulus (Moverb)

How do languages express ideas of movement, and how do they package different components of this domain, such as manner and path of motion? This task uses one large setMore →

Folk Theories of Objects in Motion

There are three main strands of research which have investigated people’s intuitive knowledge of objects in motion. (1) Knowledge of the trajectories of objects in motion; (2) knowledge of theMore →

Fictive Motion Questionnaire

Fictive Motion is the metaphoric use of path relators in the expression of spatial relations or configurations that are static, or at any rate do not in any obvious wayMore →