List of John Benjamins publications for which Mark Turner plays a role.
2022. Multimodal body, multimodal mind, multimodal communication. Dynamism in Metaphor and Beyond, Colston, Herbert L., Teenie Matlock and Gerard J. Steen (eds.), pp. 95–108
This chapter reviews prospects for improving the scientific study of communication by developing big data infrastructure and computational, technical, and statistical tools. Such big data systems are typically free of the methodological threats to validity and underpowered datasets common in lab… read more | Chapter
Generic integration templates for fictive communication. The Conversation Frame: Forms and functions of fictive interaction, Pascual, Esther and Sergeiy Sandler (eds.), pp. 45–622016.
In this chapter, we seek to show that the human mind can create blended discourse, or fictive communication, because it is able to do advanced conceptual blending. Thanks to advanced blending, human beings can integrate unrelated experiences and concepts into new mental wholes with novel properties. read more | Article
Iconicity by blending. Iconic Investigations, Elleström, Lars, Olga Fischer and Christina Ljungberg (eds.), pp. 13–242013.
The role of blending in iconicity is often unmistakable. More subtly, blending is usually in the first instance the generator of the seemingly basic similarity of form and meaning that makes the perception of iconicity possible. read more | Article