Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Olivier le Guen

Topic — sound (2 entries)

The Language of Sound

This task explores natural, non-expert, metalanguage for sounds in the language under study. In English, for example, sound metalanguage is quite rich. We talk about unpleasant sounds as noise (inMore →

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 →