Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by Shakila Shayan

Ethnography of the Senses

This entry provides some orientation and task suggestions on how to explore the perceptual world of your field site and the interaction between the cultural world and the sensory lexicon in your community. The material consists of procedural texts; soundscapes; other documentary and observational tasks. The goal of this task is to explore the perceptual world of your field site and the interaction between the cultural world and the sensory lexicon in your community.

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Language of perception stimuli (Field Manual 2007).

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Citation
Dingemanse, Mark, Clair Hill, Asifa Majid & Stephen C. Levinson. 2008. Ethnography of the senses. In Asifa Majid (ed.), Field Manual Volume 11, 18-28. Nijmegen: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.
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http://fieldmanuals.mpi.nl/volumes/2008/ethnography-of-the-senses/