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Language-specific encoding of placement events in gestures

This study focuses on the effect of the semantics of placement verbs on placement event representations. Specifically, it explores to what extent the semantic properties of habitually used verbs guide attention to certain types of spatial information. French, which typically uses a general... Full description

1st Person: Gullberg, Marianne
Source: in: Event representation in language and cognition (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011), p. 166-188
Type of Publication: Article
Published: 2011
Keywords: event representation > verb semantics > caused motion > placement > gesture > linguistic conceptualisation
Online: pre-print
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