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Name: Michael  Pleyer
Institution: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Cognitive Linguistics
Selected Publications: Pleyer, Michael (2012): “Cognitive Construal, Mental Spaces and the Evolution of Language and Cognition.” In: Thomas C. Scott-Phillips, Monica Tamariz, Erica A. Cartmill und James R. Hurford (Hrsg.): The Evolution of Language. Proceedings of the 9th Conference on the Evolution of Language. Singapore: World Scientific, 288-295.

Pleyer, Michael & Martin Zettersten(2012), “From Cognition to Corpus, from Corpus to Cognition: How Corpus Research in Child Language can Benefit from Research in Developmental Psychology, and Vice Versa”, in Ute Schmid et al., pp. 139-140.

Pleyer, Michael (2012), “Human Uniqueness from the Perspective of Evolutionary Anthropology and Cognitive Science”, Logoi: Heidelberger Graduiertenjournal für Geisteswissenschaften 2.2

Pleyer, M. (2012), “Perspective and Perspectivation in Language and Cognition: A Cognitive-Linguistic and Cognitive-Developmental Approach”, in U. Schmid, et al.(eds.): Proceedings of KogWis2012. 11th Biannual Conference of the German Cognitive Science Society. Bamberg University Press, pp. 46-47.

Pleyer, Michael (2012): “Review of Kelly S. Mix, Linda B. Smith, and Michael Gasser (eds.): The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.” In: Language and Cognition 4–2, 127 – 134.

Pleyer, Michael (2012): “Review of Maggie Tallerman and Kathleen R. Gibson (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011” In: Linguist List 23.2181

Pleyer, Michael (2011): “Carl F. Graumann and Werner Kallmeyer, eds. (2002): Perspective and Perspectivation in Discourse. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.” In: International Cognitive Linguistics Association Book Reviews.

Winters, James & Pleyer, Michael (2012), “Cognitive Linguistics as a Framework to Study the Evolution of Language”, in Ute Schmid et al., pp. 112-113.
Courses Taught: Language Reading Group, Heidelberg University
Introduction to Syntactic Analysis, Heidelberg University
Reviewer of: The Oxford Handbook of Construction Grammar (LL Issue 24.3771)
The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution (LL Issue 23.2181)

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