Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Daniel Haun

Topic — perception (15 entries)

The Language of Sound: II

The task is designed to elicit vocabulary for simple sounds. The primary goal is to establish how people describe sound and what resources the language provides generally for encoding thisMore →

Synaesthesia: A Cross-Cultural Pilot (v. 2)

Synaesthesia is a condition in which stimulation of one sensory modality (e.g. hearing) causes additional experiences in a second, unstimulated modality (e.g. seeing colours). The goal of this task isMore →

The Language of Vision I: Colour

The task is designed to elicit vocabulary for colour using a subset of the Munsell chips from the World Colour Survey. The primary goal is to establish how people talkMore →

Language of Perception: Overview of Field Tasks

The entries in this section all focus on the language of perception. The first entry “Language of Perception: The view from language and culture” provides an overview of linguistic andMore →

Expressives

Expressives are a distinct class of words which denote sensory perceptions of the speaker; describing visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, haptic, emotional or other types of perceptions in relation to particularMore →