Laura J. Speed

List of John Benjamins publications for which Laura J. Speed plays a role.


Perception Metaphors

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


O'Meara, Carolyn, Laura J. Speed, Lila San Roque and Asifa Majid 2019 Chapter 1. Perception metaphors: A view from diversityPerception 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