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

Topic — vision (3 entries)

The Language of Vision II: Shape

We are interested to find how, and to what extent, your language makes shape distinctions. This area of visual experience is in principle “effable” in the sense that a childMore →

Focal Colours

In this task we aim to find what the best exemplars or “focal colours” of each basic colour term is in our field languages. This is an important part ofMore →

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 →