Mutsumi Imai
Mutsumi Imai
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A cross-linguistic study of early word meaning: Universal ontology and linguistic influence
M Imai, D Gentner
Cognition 62 (2), 169-200, 1997
As time goes by: Evidence for two systems in processing space→ time metaphors
D Gentner, M Imai, L Boroditsky
Language and cognitive processes 17 (5), 537-565, 2002
Sound symbolism facilitates early verb learning
M Imai, S Kita, M Nagumo, H Okada
Cognition 109 (1), 54-65, 2008
Children's theories of word meaning: The role of shape similarity in early acquisition
M Imai, D Gentner, N Uchida
Cognitive development 9 (1), 45-75, 1994
The sound symbolism bootstrapping hypothesis for language acquisition and language evolution
M Imai, S Kita
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences 369 …, 2014
Novel noun and verb learning in Chinese‐, English‐, and Japanese‐speaking children
M Imai, L Li, E Haryu, H Okada, K Hirsh‐Pasek, RM Golinkoff, ...
Child development 79 (4), 979-1000, 2008
Mapping novel nouns and verbs onto dynamic action events: Are verb meanings easier to learn than noun meanings for Japanese children?
M Imai, E Haryu, H Okada
Child development 76 (2), 340-355, 2005
Japanese sound‐symbolism facilitates word learning in English‐speaking children
K Kantartzis, M Imai, S Kita
Cognitive Science 35 (3), 575-586, 2011
Sound symbolism scaffolds language development in preverbal infants
M Asano, M Imai, S Kita, K Kitajo, H Okada, G Thierry
cortex 63, 196-205, 2015
Scope of linguistic influence: Does a classifier system alter object concepts?
H Saalbach, M Imai
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 136 (3), 485, 2007
On the equivalence of superordinate concepts
EJ Wisniewski, M Imai, L Casey
Cognition 60 (3), 269-298, 1996
Talking about walking: Biomechanics and the language of locomotion
BC Malt, S Gennari, M Imai, E Ameel, N Tsuda, A Majid
Psychological science 19 (3), 232-240, 2008
Re-evaluating linguistic relativity: Language-specific categories and the role of universal ontological knowledge in the construal of individuation
M Imai, R Mazuka
Language in mind: Advances in the study of language and thought, 429-464, 2003
Separating the chaff from the oats: Evidence for a conceptual distinction between count noun and mass noun aggregates
EL Middleton, EJ Wisniewski, KA Trindel, M Imai
Journal of Memory and Language 50 (4), 371-394, 2004
A developmental shift from similar to language-specific strategies in verb acquisition: A comparison of English, Spanish, and Japanese
MJ Maguire, K Hirsh-Pasek, RM Golinkoff, M Imai, E Haryu, S Vanegas, ...
Cognition 114 (3), 299-319, 2010
Is the future always ahead? Evidence for system-mappings in understanding space-time metaphors
D Gentner, M Imai
Proceedings of the fourteenth annual conference of the cognitive science …, 1992
The relation between language, culture, and thought
M Imai, J Kanero, T Masuda
Current Opinion in Psychology 8, 70-77, 2016
How sound symbolism is processed in the brain: a study on Japanese mimetic words
J Kanero, M Imai, J Okuda, H Okada, T Matsuda
PLoS one 9 (5), e97905, 2014
Learning proper nouns and common nouns without clues from syntax
M Imai, E Haryu
Child development 72 (3), 787-802, 2001
Sound symbolism facilitates word learning in 14-month-olds
M Imai, M Miyazaki, HH Yeung, S Hidaka, K Kantartzis, H Okada, S Kita
PLoS One 10 (2), e0116494, 2015
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