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Speed, L.J. & Majid, A. (in press). Superior olfactory language and cognition in odor-color synaesthesia. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance

Majid, A. (in press). Language and cognition. In International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.

Burenhult, N., Hill, C. Huber, J., van Putten, S., Rybka, K. & San Roque, L. (In press). Forests: The cross-linguistic perspective. Geographica Helvetica

Evans, N., Bergqvist, H. & San Roque, L. (In press). The grammar of engagement I: Framework and initial exemplification. Language and Cognition

Evans, N., Bergqvist, H. & San Roque, L. (In press). The grammar of engagement II: Typology and diachrony. Language and Cognition

Floyd, S., E. Norcliffe and L. San Roque (eds). (In press). Egophoricity. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

O’Meara, Carolyn and Asifa Majid (In press). El léxico olfativo en la lengua seri. In Ana Lidia M. Domínguez Ruiz and Antonio Zirión Pérez (Eds.) La Dimensión Sensorial de la Cultura: Diez contribuciones al estudio de los sentidos en México. Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.

San Roque, L. & B. B. Schieffelin (in press). Learning how to know: Egophoricity and the grammar of Kaluli (Bosavi, Trans New Guinea), with special reference to child language. In Egophoricity. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

San Roque, L. (in press). Egophoric patterns in Duna verbal morphology (Trans New Guinea). In Egophoricity. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

San Roque, L., S. Floyd & E. Norcliffe (in press). Egophoricity: An introduction. In Egophoricity. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Speed, L. J. & Majid, A. (in press). Dutch modality exclusivity norms: Simulating perceptual modality in space. Behavior Research Methods. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Speed, L. J., Wnuk, E., & Majid, A. (in press). Studying psycholinguistics out of the lab. In A. De Groot, & P. Hagoort (Eds.), Research Methods in Psycholinguistics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell. Preprint

Van Putten, Saskia (in press). Motion in serializing languages revisited: the case of Avatime. STUF – Language Typology and Universals. Full text (pdf)

2017

De Valk, J. M., Wnuk, E., Huisman, J. L., & Majid, A. (2017). Odor–color associations differ with verbal descriptors for odors: A comparison of three linguistically diverse groups. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 24(4), 1171-1179. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Wnuk, E., Valk, J. M., Huisman, J. L. A., & Majid, A. (2017). Hot and Cold Smells: Odor-Temperature Associations across Cultures. Frontiers in Psychology, 8. Link to source

Knez, I., Ljunglöf, L., Arshamian, A., & Willander, J. (2017). Self-grounding visual, auditory and olfactory autobiographical memories. Consciousness and Cognition52, 1-8. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Larsson, M., Arshamian, A. &  Kärnekull, C. (2017). Odor-based context-dependent memory. In A. Buettner (ed.). Springer Handbook of Odor (pp. 105-106). Springer International Publishing. Link to source

Lundström, J. N., Arshamian, A., & Olofsson, J. K. (2017). Twenty Shades of Chemosensory Perception. Perception46(3-4), 241. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Majid, A.,  Manko, P. & de Valk, J.  (2017). Taal der zintuigen. Sanne Dekker & Jan van Baren-Nawrocka (eds.) Wetenschappelijke doorbraken de klas in! p.128-166. Wetenschapsknooppunt Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen. Link to source | Supplementary materials

Majid, A.,  Manko, P. & de Valk, J. (2017). Language of the senses. In Sanne Dekker  (Ed.) Scientific breakthroughs in the classroom! p.40-76. Science Education Hub Radboud University, Nijmegen Full textLink to source | Supplementary materials

Majid, A., Speed, L. J., Croijmans, I., & Arshamian, A. (2017). What makes a better smeller? Perception, 46, 406-430. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

San Roque, L., S. Floyd and E. Norcliffe (2017). Evidentiality and interrogativity. Lingua 186-187: 120-143. doi:10.1016/j.lingua.2014.11.003. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Speed, L. J., van Dam, W. O., Hirath, P., Vigliocco, G., & Desai, R. H. (2017). Impaired Comprehension of Speed Verbs in Parkinson’s Disease. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 23(5), 412-420. Link to source

van Dam, W. O., Speed, L. J., Lai, V., Vigliocco, G. & Desai, R. H. (2017). Effects of motion speed in action representations. Brain and Language 168, 47-56Link to source 

2016

Croijmans, I., & Majid, A. (2016). Language does not explain the wine-specific memory advantage of wine experts. In 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Croijmans, I., & Majid, A. (2016). Not all flavor expertise is equal: The language of wine and coffee experts. PLoS ONE 5(5): e0155845. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Defina, R. (2016). Events in Language and Thought. The Case of Serial Verb Constructions in Avatime. (PhD dissertation). Radboud University Nijmegen. Full text (pdf)

Floyd, S.I. & Norcliffe, E. (2016). Switch reference systems in the Barbacoan languages and their neighbors. Typological Studies in Language, 114, 207-230. Link to source

Floyd, S.I. (2016). Modally hybrid grammar? Celestial pointing for time-of-day reference in Nheengatú. Language, 92 (1), 31-64. Link to sourceFull text (pdf)

Floyd, S.I., Manrique, E., Rossi, G. & Torreira, F.J. (2016). Timing of Visual Bodily Behavior in Repair Sequences: Evidence From Three Languages. Discourse Processes, 53 (3), 175-204. Link to sourceFull text (pdf)

Hendricks, I., Lefever, E., Croijmans, I., Majid, A., & Van den Bosch, A. (2016). Very quaffable and great fun: Applying NLP to wine reviews. In Proceedings of the 54th Annual Meeting on Association for Computational Linguistics. Association for Computational Linguistics. Full text (pdf)

Kärnekull, S.C., Arshamian, A., Nilsson, M.E. & Larsson, M. (2016). From perception to metacognition: Auditory and olfactory functions in early blind, late blind, and sighted individuals. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1450. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Leeuwen, T.M. van, Dingemanse, M., Todil, B., Agameya, A. & Majid, A. (2016). Nonrandom associations of graphemes with colors in Arabic. Multisensory Research, 29 (1-3), 223-252. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Majid, A. (2016). The content of minds: Asifa Majid talks to Jon Sutton about language and thought. The psychologist, 29, 554-556. Full text (pdf)

Majid, A. (2016). Was wir von anderen Kulturen über den Geruchsinn lernen können. In Museum Tinguely (Ed.), Belle Haleine – Der Duft der Kunst. Interdisziplinäres Symposium (pp. 73-79). Heidelberg: Kehrer.

Majid, A. (2016). What other cultures can tell us about the sense of smell. In Museum Tinguely (Ed.), Belle haleine – the scent of art: interdisciplinary symposium (pp. 72-77). Heidelberg: Kehrer.

Matić, D., Putten, S. van & Hammond, J.J. (2016). Integrated and non-integrated left dislocation: A comparative study of LD in Avatime, Tundra Yukaghir and Whitesands. In J. Fleischhauer, A. Latrouite & R. Osswald (Eds.), Explorations of the Syntax-Semantics (Studies in Language and Cognition, 3) (pp. 343-371). Düsseldorf: Düsseldorf  University Press.

O’Meara, C. and Majid, A. (2016). How Changing Lifestyles Impact Seri Smellscapes and Smell Language. Anthropological Linguistics 58(2): 107-131. Link to source  | Full text (pdf)

Putten, S. van (2016). Discourse functions of focus marking in Avatime. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, 37 (1), 91-130. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Putten, S. van, San Roque, L. & Majid, A. (2016). Taal en de zintuigen. MeerTaal, 4 (1), 10-13. Full text (pdf)

San Roque, L. (2016). ‘Where’ questions and their responses in Duna (Papua New Guinea). Open Linguistics, 2, 85–104. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Schapper, A., San Roque, L., & Hendery, R. (2016). Tree, firewood and fire in the languages of Sahul. In P. Juvonen (Ed.), The Lexical Typology of Semantic Shifts (pp. 355-422). Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton.

Speed, L. J. & Majid, A.(2016). Grammatical gender affects odor cognition. Proceedings of the 38 Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, PA: Cognitive Science Society. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Speed, L. J. (2016). The knowing nose. The Psychologist, 29, 510-515. Link to source

Speed, L. J., Chen, J., Huettig, F., & Majid, A.(2016). Do classifier categories affect or reflect object concepts? Proceedings of the 38 Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, PA: Cognitive Science Society. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Wnuk, E. (2016). Semantic specificity of perception verbs in Maniq. (PhD dissertation). Radboud University Nijmegen. Full text (pdf)

Wnuk, E. (2016). Specificity at the basic level in event taxonomies: The case of Maniq verbs of ingestion. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, D. Mirman, & J. Trueswell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society [CogSci 2016] (pp. 2687-2692). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Full text (pdf)

2015

Bergqvist, Henrik and Lila San Roque (eds). 2015. Epistemic marking in typological perspective. (Special Issue) STUF – Language Typology and Universals 68(2).

Croijmans, I.M. & Majid, A. (2015). Odor naming is difficult, even for wine and coffee experts. Proceedings of the 37 Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Link to source | Fulltext (PDF)

De Valk, J. M., Wijnen, J. & Kret, M.E. (2015). Anger fosters action. Fast responses in a motor task involving approach movements towards angry faces and bodies. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:1240. Link to source

Dolscheid, S., Hunnius, S., & Majid, A. (2015). When high pitches sound low: Children’s acquisition of space-pitch metaphors. In D. C. Noelle, R. Dale, A. S. Warlaumont, J. Yoshimi, T. Matlock, C. D. Jennings, & P. P. Maglio (Eds.). Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Kruspe, N., Burenhult, N., & Wnuk, E. (2015). Northern Aslian. In P. Sidwell, & M. Jenny (Eds.), Handbook of Austroasiatic Languages. Leiden: Brill. Link to source

Majid, A. (2015). Comparing lexicons cross-linguistically. In J. R. Taylor (Ed.),The Oxford Handbook of the Word (pp. 364-379). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Link to source | Preprint

Majid, A. (2015). Cultural factors shape olfactory language.Trends in Cognitive Sciences. Advance online publication. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2015.06.009. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Majid, A., & Van Staden, M. (2015). Can nomenclature for the body be explained by embodiment theories? Topics in Cognitive Science, 7(4), 570-594. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Majid, A., Jordan, F., & Dunn, M. (2015). Semantic systems in closely related languages. Language Sciences, 49, 1-18. Link to source | Full text (PDF)

Malt, B. C., Gennari, S., Imai, M., Ameel, E., Saji, N., & Majid, A. (2015). Where are the concepts? What words can and can’t reveal. In E. Margolis, & S. Laurence (Eds.), The conceptual Mind: New directions in the study of concepts. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

San Roque, L. (2015). Using you to get to me: Addressee perspective and speaker stance in Duna evidential marking. STUF: Language Typology and Universals. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

San Roque, L., Kendrick, K., Norcliffe, E., Brown, P., Defina, R., Dingemanse, M., Dirksmeyer, T., Enfield, N. J., Floyd, S., Hammond, J., Rossi, G., Tufvesson, S., Van Putten, S., & Majid, A. (2015). Vision verbs dominate in conversation across cultures, but the ranking of non-visual verbs varies. Cognitive Linguistics. Link to sourceFull Text (PDF)

2014

Dolscheid, S., Hunnius, S., Casasanto, D., & Majid, A. (2014). Prelinguistic infants are sensitive to space-pitch associations found across cultures. Psychological Science. Link to sourceFull text (PDF)

Levinson, S. C., & Majid, A. (2014). Differential ineffability and the senses. Mind & Language, 29, 407-427. Link to source | Fulltext (PDF)

Majid, A. (2014). Comparing lexicons cross-linguistically. In J. R. Taylor (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of the word. Oxford University Press. Link to source | Preprint

Majid, A., & Burenhult, N. (2014). Odors are expressible in language, as long as you speak the right language. Cognition, 130, 266–270. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Malt, B. C., Ameel, E., Imai, M., Gennari, S., Saji, N., & Majid, A. (2014). Human locomotion in languages: Constraints on moving and meaning. Journal of Memory and Language, 74, 107-123. Link to source

Richter genannt Kemmermann, D.M. (2014). Whomever it concerns – Notions of control, initiation and affectedness in expressions of body-centred activities in Mbembe. In M. Brenzinger & I. Kraska-Szlenk (Eds.), The Body in Language: Comparative Studies of Linguistic Embodiment (Brill’s Studies in language, cognition and culture, 8) (pp. 299-315). Leiden: Brill. Google Books Link

Shayan, S., Ozturk, O., Bowerman, M., & Majid, A. (2014). Spatial metaphor in language can promote the development of cross-modal mappings in children. Developmental Science, 17(4), 636-643. Link to source | Full Text (PDF)

Slobin, D. I., Ibarretxe-Antuñano, I., Kopecka, A., & Majid, A. (2014). Manners of human gait: A crosslinguistic event-naming study. Cognitive Linguistics. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Widlok, T., & Burenhult, N. (2014). Sehen, riechen, orientieren. Spektrum der Wissenschaft, June 2014, 76-81. Link to source (German)

Wnuk, E., & Burenhult, N. (2014). Contact and isolation in hunter-gatherer language dynamics: Evidence from Maniq phonology (Aslian, Malay Peninsula). Studies in Language. Link to source | Full text (PDF)

Wnuk, E., & Majid, A. (2014). Revisiting the limits of language: The odor lexicon of Maniq. Cognition, 131(1), 125–138. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

2013

Dolscheid, S., Shayan, S., Majid, A., & Casasanto, D. (2013). The thickness of musical pitch: Psychophysical evidence for linguistic relativity. Psychological Science, 24, 613-621. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Enfield, N. J., Dingemanse, M., Baranova, J., Blythe, J., Brown, P., Dirksmeyer, T., Drew, P., Floyd, S., Gipper, S., Gisladottir, R. S., Hoymann, G., Kendrick, K., Levinson, S. C., Magyari, L., Manrique, E., Rossi, G., San Roque L., & Torreira, F. (2013). Huh? What? – A first survey in 20 languages. In M. Hayashi, G. Raymond and J. Sidnell (eds), Conversational repair and human understanding, 343-380. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Link to source | Full text (PDF)

Hömke, P., Majid, A., & Boroditsky, L. (2013). Reversing the direction of time: Does the visibility of spatial representations of time shape temporal focus? Proceedings of the Master’s Program Cognitive Neuroscience, 8(1), 40-54. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Khetarpal, N., Neveu, G., Majid, A., Michael, L., & Regier, T. (2013). Spatial terms across languages support near-optimal communication: Evidence from Peruvian Amazonia, and computational analyses. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 764-769). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Levinson, S. C., & Majid, A. (2013). The island of time: Yélî Dnye, the language of Rossel Island. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 61. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Majid, A. (2013). Making semantics and pragmatics “sensory”. Journal of Pragmatics, 58, 48-51. Link to source | Full text (PDF)

Majid, A. (2013). Olfactory language and cognition. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2013) (pp. 68). Austin,TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Majid, A. (2013). Psycholinguistics. In J. L. Jackson (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies Online: Anthropology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Link to source

Majid, A., Boroditsky, L., & Gaby, A. (Eds.). (2012). Time in terms of space [Research topic] [Special Issue]. Frontiers in cultural psychology. Link to source

Majid, A., Gaby, A., & Boroditsky, L. (2013). Time in terms of space. Frontiers in Psychology, 4: 554. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Malt, B. C., Ameel, E., Imai, M., Gennari, S., Saji, N., & Majid, A. (2013). Human locomotion in languages: Constraints on moving and meaning. Journal of Memory and Language, 74, 107-123. Link to source

Malt, B., & Majid, A. (2013). How thought is mapped into words. WIREs: Cognitive Science, 4, 583-597. Link to source | Full text (PDF)

Ozturk, O., Shayan, S., Liszkowski, U., & Majid, A. (2013). Language is not necessary for color categories. Developmental Science, 16, 111-115. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Regier, T., Khetarpal, N., & Majid, A. (2013). Inferring semantic maps. Linguistic Typology, 17, 89-105. Link to source | Full text (pdf)

Rumsey, A., San Roque, L., & Schieffelin, B. B. (2013). The acquisition of ergativity in Kaluli, Ku Waru and Duna. In E. Bavin and S. Stoll (eds), The acquisition of ergativity. Amsterdam/New York: John Benjamins. Link to source

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