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    • Agents and patients in physical settings: Linguistic cues affect the assignment of causality in German and Tongan 

      Bender, Andrea; Beller, Sieghard (Frontiers, 2017-07-07)
      Linguistic cues may be considered a potent tool for focusing attention on causes or effects. In this paper, we explore how different cues affect causal assignments in German and Tongan. From a larger screening study, two ...
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    • The Cultural Challenge in Mathematical Cognition 

      Beller, Sieghard; Bender, Andrea; Chrisomalis, Stephen; Jordan, Fiona M.; Overmann, Karenleigh A.; Saxe, Geoffrey B.; Schlimm, Dirk (PsychOpen, 2018)
      In their recent paper on “Challenges in mathematical cognition”, Alcock and colleagues (Alcock et al. [2016]. Challenges in mathematical cognition: A collaboratively-derived research agenda. Journal of Numerical Cognition, ...
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    • Gender congruency from a neutral point of view: The roles of gender classes and conceptual connotations 

      Bender, Andrea; Beller, Sieghard; Klauer, Karl Christoph (American Psychological Association, 2018)
      The question of whether language affects thought is long-standing, with grammatical gender being one of the most contended instances. Empirical evidence focuses on the gender congruency effect, according to which referents ...
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    • Pragmatic language impairment in children with Noonan syndrome 

      Selås, Magnhild; Helland, Wenche A (Taylor & Francis, 2016)
      Noonan syndrome (NS) is a disorder causing symptoms like short stature, characteristic facial features, congenital heart disease, possible mental retardation, and pragmatic difficulties. This study describes the pragmatic ...
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    • Variability in the alignment of number and space across languages and tasks 

      Bender, Andrea; Rothe-Wulf, Annelie; Beller, Sieghard (Frontiers, 2018-10-04)
      While the domains of space and number appear to be linked in human brains and minds, their conceptualization still differs across languages and cultures. For instance, frames of reference for spatial descriptions vary ...
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