Time and Space Questionnaire
This entry contains: 1. An invitation to think about to what extent the grammar of space and time share lexical and morphosyntactic resources − the suggestions here are only prompts, since it would take a long questionnaire to fully explore this; 2. A suggestion about how to collect gestural data that might show us to what extent the spatial and temporal domains, have a psychological continuity. This is really the goal − but you need to do the linguistic work first or in addition. The goal of this task is to explore the extent to which time is conceptualised on a spatial basis.
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- Levinson, Stephen C., Jürgen Bohnemeyer & N.J. Enfield. 2001. 'Time and space' questionnaire for 'space in thinking' subproject. In Stephen C. Levinson & N.J. Enfield (eds.), Manual for the field season 2001, 14-20. Nijmegen: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.
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