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 | Chapter
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