Downloadable Publications

 


Malt, B.C. (2013).   Context sensitivity and insensitivity in object naming. Language and Cognition, 5, 81-97. PDF


Malt, B.C. & Paquet, M. (2012).  The real deal: What judgments of really reveal about how people think about artifacts. Memory & Cognition.  DOI 10.3758/s13421-012-0270-9. PDF


Pavlenko, A. & Malt, B.C.  (2011). Kitchen Russian: Cross-linguistic differences and first-language object naming by Russian-English bilingualsBilingualism: Language and Cognition, 14, 19-45. PDF


Malt, B.C., Ameel, E., Gennari, S., Imai, M., Saji, N., & Majid, A.  (2011). Do words reveal concepts?  In Proceedings of the 33th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 519-524). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF


Malt, B.C. (2010).  Naming artifacts: Patterns and processes.  B. Ross (Ed.), The psychology of learning and motivation: Advances in research and theory (pp. 1-38).  Amsterdam: Elsevier. PDF


Wolff, P. and Malt, B. C. (2010). The language-thought interface: An introduction.  In B.C. Malt and P. Wolff (Eds.), Words and the mind: How words encode human experience (pp. 3-15). Oxford University Press.PDF


Malt, B.C., Gennari, S., and Imai, M. (2010).  Lexicalization patterns and the world-to-words mapping.  In B.C. Malt and P. Wolff (Eds.), Words and the mind: How words encode human experience (pp. 29-57).  Oxford University Press. PDF


Malt, B.C. (2010).  Why we should do without concepts. Mind and Language, 25, 622-633. PDF


Khetarpal, N., Majid, A., Malt, B., Sloman, S., & Regier, T. (2010). Similarity judgments reflect both language and cross-language tendencies: Evidence from two semantic domains.  Proceedings of the 32th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 358-363). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. PDF


Gao, Y. & Malt, B.C. (2009).  Mental representation and cognitive consequences of Chinese individual classifiers.  Language and Cognitive Processes, 24, 1124-1179. PDF


Ameel, E., Malt, B. C., Storms, G., & van Assche, F. (2009).  Semantic convergence in the bilingual lexicon. Journal of Memory and Language, 60, 270-290. PDF


Malt, B.C., Gennari, S., Imai, M., Ameel, E., Tsuda, N., & Majid, A. (2008).  Talking about walking: Biomechanics and the language of locomotion. Psychological Science, 19, 232-240. PDF


Ameel, E., Malt, B.C., and Storms, G. (2008).  Object naming and later lexical development: From baby bottle to beer bottle. Journal of Memory and Language, 58, 262–285. PDF


Malt, B. C. and Sloman, S. A.  (2007). Category essence or essentially pragmatic?  Creator's intention in naming and what's really what. Cognition, 105, 615–648. PDF


Malt, B. C. and Sloman, S. A. (2007). Artifact categorization: The good, the bad, and the ugly. In E. Margolis & S. Laurence (Ed.), Creations of the Mind: Theories of Artifacts and Their Representation . Oxford University Press. PDF


Malt, B. C. (2006). Opening the black box on language, culture, and thought. In Proceedings of the 5 th International Conference of the Cognitive Sciences (p. 60 -61) . Mahwah , NJ : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. PDF


Ameel, E., Storms, G., Malt, B.C., and Sloman, S. A. (2005). How bilinguals solve the naming problem. Journal of Memory and Language, 53, 60-80. PDF


Malt, B.C. & Sloman, S.A.(2004). Conversation and convention: Enduring influences on name choice for common objects. Memory & Cognition, 32, 1346-1354. PDF


Malt, B.C. and Eiter, B. (2004). Even with a green card, you can be put out to pasture and still have to work: Non-native intuitions of the transparency of common English idioms. Memory & Cognition, 32, 896-904. PDF


Sloman, S.A. & Malt, B.C. (2003). Artifacts are not ascribed essences, nor are they treated as belonging to kinds. Language and Cognitive Processes [Special Issue: Conceptual Representation], 18, 563-582. PDF


Malt, B.C., Sloman , S.A. , and Gennari, S. (2003). Universality and language specificity in object naming. Journal of Memory and Language, 49, 20-42. PDF


Malt, B. C. and Sloman, S. A. (2003). Linguistic diversity and object naming by non-native speakers of English. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 6, 47-67. PDF


Sloman , S.A. , Harrison , M., and Malt, B.C. (2002). Recent exposure affects artifact naming. Memory & Cognition, 30, 687-695. PDF


Gennari, S., Sloman , S.A. , Malt, B. C., and Fitch, W.T. (2002). Motion events in language and cognition. Cognition, 83, 49-79. PFD


Malt, B.C., Sloman , S.A. , Gennari, S., Shi, M., and Wang, Y. (1999). Knowing versus naming: Similarity and the linguistic categorization of artifacts. Journal of Memory and Language, 40, 230-262. PDF


Malt, B.C. (1995). Category coherence in cross-cultural perspective. Cognitive Psychology, 29, 85-148. PDF


Malt, B.C. (1994). Water is not H 2 O. Cognitive Psychology, 27, 41-70. PDF