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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. 2008. Time and space questionnaire. In Asifa Majid (ed.), Field Manual Volume 11, 42-49. Nijmegen: Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.
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