List of John Benjamins publications for which Gakuji Kumagai plays a role.
Chapter 3. The sound-symbolic effects of consonants on food texture: An experimental study of snack names in Japanese The Language of Food in Japanese: Cognitive perspectives and beyond, Toratani, Kiyoko (ed.), pp. 79–1102022
This study explores the sound-symbolic effects of Japanese consonants on image of food textures. Our experiment tested whether voiced vs. voiceless plosives, at various places of articulation, could affect participants’ image of the hardness of a snack. The results revealed that both voicing and… read more | Chapter