Asifa Majid

Senior staff scientist
Language and Cognition Department
Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

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Recent publications:

Majid, A., & Levinson, S. C. (Eds.).(2011):
The senses in language and culture [Special Issue].
The Senses & Society, 6(1).

Majid, A., Evans, N., Gaby, A., & Levinson, S. C. (2011):
The grammar of exchange: A comparative study of reciprocal constructions across languages.
Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 34.

Huettig, F., Chen, J., Bowerman, M., & Majid, A. (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(1/2), 39-58.

Majid, A. (2010):
Words for parts of the body. In B. C. Malt, & P. Wolff (Eds.),
Words and the Mind: How words capture human experience (pp. 58-71).
New York: Oxford University Press.