List of John Benjamins publications for which Carolyn O'Meara plays a role.
Edited by Laura J. Speed, Carolyn O'Meara, Lila San Roque and Asifa Majid
Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive linguistics | Psycholinguistics | Psychology | Semantics | Theoretical linguistics
Chapter 1. Perception metaphors: A view from diversity Perception Metaphors, Speed, Laura J., Carolyn O'Meara, Lila San Roque and Asifa Majid (eds.), pp. 1–16
Our bodily experiences play an important role in the way that we think and speak. Abstract language is, however, difficult to reconcile with this body-centred view, unless we appreciate the role metaphors play. To explore the role of the senses across semantic domains, we focus on perception… read more | Chapter
Most linguistic and cognitive representations of space depend on frames of reference (FoRs). We show that FoRs play an equally important role in representations of the orientation of entities and representations of their location and direction of motion. We propose that orientation is conceptually… read more | Article