Melissa Bowerman

Affiliations: 
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands 
Area:
Child language acquisition, language and thought
Website:
http://www.mpi.nl/people/bowerman-melissa
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Deceased (10/31/11)

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Roger Brown grad student 1965-1971 Harvard
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Shayan S, Ozturk O, Bowerman M, et al. (2014) Spatial metaphor in language can promote the development of cross-modal mappings in children. Developmental Science. 17: 636-43
Bowerman M, Croft W. (2012) The acquisition of the english causative alternation Crosslinguistic Perspectives On Argument Structure: Implications For Learnability. 279-307
Turcotte D, Akhtar P, Bowerman M, et al. (2011) Measuring the toxicity of alkyl-phenanthrenes to early life stages of medaka (Oryzias latipes) using partition-controlled delivery. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry / Setac. 30: 487-95
Huettig F, Chen J, Bowerman M, et al. (2010) Do language-specific categories shape conceptual processing? Mandarin classifier distinctions influence eye gaze behavior, but only during linguistic processing Journal of Cognition and Culture. 10: 39-58
Bowerman M. (2010) Linguistic Typology and First Language Acquisition The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Typology
Slobin DI, Bowerman M, Brown P, et al. (2010) Putting things in places: Developmental consequences of linguistic typology Event Representation in Language and Cognition. 134-165
Majid A, Boster JS, Bowerman M. (2008) The cross-linguistic categorization of everyday events: a study of cutting and breaking. Cognition. 109: 235-50
Slobin DI, Bowerman M. (2007) Interfaces between linguistic typology and child language research Linguistic Typology. 11: 213-226
Majid A, Gullberg M, Staden MV, et al. (2007) How similar are semantic categories in closely related languages? A comparison of cutting and breaking in four Germanic languages Cognitive Linguistics. 18: 179-194
Majid A, Bowerman M, Van Staden M, et al. (2007) The semantic categories of cutting and breaking events: A crosslinguistic perspective Cognitive Linguistics. 18: 133-152
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