Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
 by the ≠Akhoe Project

Volume — 2010 (2 entries)

Folk Definitions of Ideophones

Ideophones are marked words that depict sensory imagery, for example English hippety-hoppety ‘in a limping and hobbling manner’ or Siwu mukumuku ‘mouth movements of a toothless person eating’. They typicallyMore →

Sharing Among Children Across Cultures

Young children from different cultural backgrounds actively engage in sharing, and show prosocial concerns in regard to resource distribution. Cross-cultural studies have revealed cultural variability in sharing and ideas ofMore →