Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Gunter Senft

Volume — 2004 (12 entries)

Landscape Terms and Place Names Elicitation Guide

Landscape terms reflect the relationship between geographic reality and human cognition. Are ‘mountains’, ‘rivers, ‘lakes’ and the like universally recognised in languages as naturally salient objects to be named? TheMore →

Participation and Posture

Human ethologists have shown that humans are both attracted to others and at the same time fear them. They refer to this kind of fear with the technical term ‘socialMore →