Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Tyko Dirksmeyer

Topic — reasoning (3 entries)

‘Logical’ Connectives in Natural Language: A First Questionnaire

It has been hypothesised that human reasoning has a non-linguistic foundation, but is nevertheless influenced by the formal means available in a language. For example, Western logic is transparently relatedMore →

Sharing Among Children Across Cultures

Young children from different cultural backgrounds actively engage in sharing, and show prosocial concerns in regard to resource distribution. Cross-cultural studies have revealed cultural variability in sharing and ideas ofMore →

Reasoning in Language

This project aims to investigate how speakers of various languages in indigenous cultures verbally reason about moral issues. The ways in which a solution for a moral problem is found,More →