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Research interest: cognitive linguistics and gesture
Abstract: There has been an increasing interest in gesture studies in the field of cognitive linguistics. The present paper firstly provides an introduction to the background of gesture studies in this field and secondly summarizes main research questions and key outcomes in this gestural field. Consideration of gesture in cognitive linguistics can...
There is an increasing interest in the question as to which aspects in speech are tightly coupled with cospeech gesture． A general consensus now exists that gestural representation is influenced by event structure， but it is less clear to what extent gesture interacts with syntactic encoding． The present study thus investigates the issue，taking the...
In recent years, increasing attention has been devoted to investigating what aspects of grammar in spoken language are coordinated with gesture. However, previous studies have focused on gesture use in relation to other grammatical categories rather than the basic grammatical categories of nouns and verbs. Against this background, this study, takin...
An increasing number of studies are being devoted to the investigation of what aspects of grammar, and of events, expressed in speech are coordinated with gesture. However, previous studies have focused on gesture use in relation to either transitivity or event properties, without considering how these factors interact. In this study, we consider h...