Perlman, M. (2017). Debunking two myths against vocal origins of language: Language is iconic and multimodal to the core. Interaction Studies.
Winter, B., Perlman, M., Perry, L., & Lupyan, G. (2017). Which words are most iconic? Iconicity in English sensory words. Interaction Studies.
Perlman, M. & Salmi, R. (2017). Gorillas may use their laryngeal air sacs for whinny-type vocalizations and male display. Journal of Language Evolution.
Perry, L. K., Perlman, M., Winter, B., Massaro, D. W., & Lupyan, G. (2017). Iconicity in the speech of children and adults. Developmental Science. doi: 10.1111/desc.12572
Massaro, D.W. & Perlman, M. (2017).Quantifying iconicity’s role during language acquisition: Implications for vocabulary learning. Frontiers in Communication, 2:4. doi: 10.3389/fcomm.2017.00004
Tanner, J.E. & Perlman, M. (2016). Moving beyond meaning: Gorillas combine gestures into sequences for creative display. Language & Communication. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.langcom.2016.10.006.
Perry, L.K., Perlman, M.*, & Lupyan, G. (2015). Iconicity in English and Spanish, and its relation to lexical category and age of acquisition. PLoS ONE, 10, e0137147. [*First authorship shared]
Perlman, M., Dale, R.D., & Lupyan, G. (2015). Iconicity can ground the creation of vocal symbols. Royal Society Open Science, 2: 150152.
Perlman, M. & Clark, N. (2015). Learned vocal and breathing behavior in an enculturated gorilla. Animal Cognition, 18, 1165-1179.
Fusaroli, R., Perlman, M., Mislove, A., Paxton, A., Matlock, T., & Dale, R. (2015). Timescales of massive human entrainment. PLoS ONE, 10, e0122742.
Blackwell, N.L., Perlman, M., & Fox Tree, J.E. (2015). Quotation as a multimodal construction. Journal of Pragmatics, 81, 1-7.
Perlman, M., Clark, N., & Johansson Falck, M. (2015). Iconic prosody in story reading. Cognitive Science, 6, 1348-1368.
Perlman, M. & Cain, A. (2014). Iconicity in vocalizations, comparisons with gesture, and implications for the evolution of language. Gesture, 14, 320-350.
de Boer, B. & Perlman, M. (2014). Anatomical and physiological factors in the evolution of speech. Commentary on Ackerman, Hage, & Ziegler. Brain Mechanisms of acoustic communication in humans and nonhuman primates: an evolutionary perspective. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 552-553.
Winter, B., Perlman, M., & Matlock, T. (2013). Using space to talk and gesture about numbers: Evidence from the TV News Archive. Gesture, 13, 271-302.
Perlman, M. & Gibbs, R.W. Jr. (2013). Pantomimic gestures reveal the sensorimotor imagery of a human-fostered gorilla. Journal of Mental Imagery, 37, 73-96.
Perlman, M., Patterson, F.G., & Cohn, R.H. (2012). The human-fostered gorilla Koko shows breath control in play with wind instruments. Biolinguistics, 6, 433-444.
Gibbs, R.W. Jr., & Perlman, M. (2010). Language understanding is grounded in experiential simulations: A response to Weiskopf. Commentary on D. Weiskopf. Embodied cognition and linguistic comprehension. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 41, 305-308.
Clark, N., Perlman, M., & Johansson Falck, M. (2014). The iconic use of pitch to express vertical space.InB. Dancygier, M. Borkent, and J. Hinnell(Eds.) Language and the Creative Mind (pp. 393-410). Stanford: SCLI Publications.
Perlman, M., & Gibbs, R.W. Jr. (2013). Sensorimotor simulation in speaking, gesturing, and understanding. In C. Mueller, E. Fricke, A. Cienki, and D. McNeill (Eds.) Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook. Berlin: Mouton.
Perlman, M. & Gibbs, R.W. Jr. (2013). Drawing motion that isn’t there: Psycholinguistic evidence on the spatial basis of metaphorical motion verbs. In J. Hudson, U. Magnusson, & C. Paradis (Eds.) Conceptual Spaces and the Construal of Spatial Meaning. Empirical Evidence from Human Communication. New York: Oxford University Press.
Perlman, M., Tanner, J.E., & King, B.J. (2012). A mother gorilla’s variable use of touch to guide her infant: Insights into iconicity and the relationship between gesture and action. In S. Pika & K. Liebal (Eds.) Developments in Primate Gesture Research (pp. 55-72). John Benjamins Publishing Company.
Perlman, M. (2010). Talking fast: The use of speech rate as iconic gesture. In F. Perrill, V. Tobin, & M. Turner (Eds.) Meaning, form, and body (pp. 245-262). Stanford: CSLI Publications.
Gibbs, R.W. Jr. & Perlman, M.
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