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articles in press


Andrén, Mats (2014). On the lower limit of gesture. In: Seyfeddinipur, Mandana and Gullberg, Marianne (Eds.), From Gesture in Conversation to Visible Action as Utterance: Essays in honor of Adam Kendon. Amsterdam: Benjamins, pp. 153–174.

Andrén, Mats (2014). Children's Gestures in Sweden. In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill and Jana Bressem (Eds.), Body – Language – Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.2.) Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, pp. 1282–1289.

Andrén, Mats (2014). Book Review: Gesture and multimodal development: John Benjamins (2012). First Language, 34(3), 292–295.

Björgvinsson, E. and Sandin, G., 2015 (in press), Patients making place. A photography-based intervention about appropriation of hospital spaces. ARCH14 Conference proceedings, Helsinki: Aalto University Press.

Blomberg, J. (2014). Motion in Language and Experience. Actual and Non-actual Motion in Swedish, French and Thai. PhD Thesis. Centre for Langauges and Literature, Lund University. [PDF]

Blomberg, J. & Zlatev, J. (2014) Actual and non-actual motion: Why experimental semantics needs phenomenology (and vice versa). Phenomenology and Cognitive Sciences 13(3), 395-418. doi: 10.1007/s11097-013-9299-x. [PDF (PDF 666 kB)]

Hribar, A., Call, J. & Sonesson, G  (2014). From sign to action. Studies in chimpanzee pictorial competence. In Semiotica, 198, 205-240

Parthemore, J. (2014) Conceptual change and development on multiple time scales: From incremental evolution to origins. Sign Systems Studies: 42(2-3): 193-218.

Parthemore, J. (2014) Moral agency, moral responsibility, and artifacts: What existing artifacts fail to achieve (and why), and why they, nevertheless, can (and do!) make moral claims upon us. International Journal of Machine Consciousness, 6(2), DOI: 10.1142/S1793843014400162,

Parthemore, J. (2014). From a sensorimotor to a sensorimotor++ account of embodied conceptual cognition. In Martin, A.O. & Bishop, J.M. (eds.), Contemporary Sensorimotor Theory: Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics (137-158). Springer - [PDF (PDF 368 kB)].

Ranta, M. (2014). Iconography, Narrativity, and Tellability in Pictures. I Klinke, H. (Red.) Art Theory as Visual Epistemology (pp. 81-94). Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Sandin, Gunnar, 2014, Modes of transgression in institutional critique, chapter in Transgression: Towards an expanded field of architecture, London: Routledge

Sandin, Gunnar (2014). Temporal Merging of Actantial Models of Space. A Matter of Design: Making Society through Science and Technology, STS Italia Conference proceedings. Milano: Politechnico. 

Sinha, C. (2014) Niche construction and semiosis: Biocultural and social dynamics. In Dor, D., Knight, C. & Lewis, J. (eds.), The Social Origins of Language, Oxford: Oxford University Press. [PDF (PDF 314 kB)]

Smith, V., Barratt, D. & Zlatev, J. (2014). Unpacking noun-noun compounds: Interpreting novel and conventional foodnames in isolation and on food labels Cognitive Linguistics, 25 (1), 99-147.

Sonesson, G. (2014) Translation and other acts of meaning: In between cognitive semiotics and semiotics of culture. In Cognitive Semiotics 7(2), 249-280

Sonesson, G. (2014) Still do not block the line on inquiry: On the Pericean way to cognitive semiotics. In Cognitive Semiotics 7(2), 281-296

Sonesson, G. (2014) The psychology and semiotics of the picture sign, in Handbook of Visual communication. Machin, D. (ed.), 23-50. Mouton de Gruyter.

Sonesson, G. (2014) Translation as a double act of communication. A perspective from the semiotics of culture. In Our World: a Kaleidoscopic Semiotic Network. Acts of the 11th World Congress of Semiotics of IASS in Nanjing, October 5 – 9, 2012, Vol. 3. Wang, Yongxiang, & JI, Haihong (eds.), 83-101. Nanjing: Hohai University Press.

Sonesson, G. (2014) Some issues in the semiotics of gesture. The perspective of comparative semiotics. In Body - language – communication. An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Communication. Volume 2. Müller, C., Cienki, A., Fricke, E., Ledewig, S., McNeill, D., & Bressem, J., (eds) 1989-1999. Berlin: DeGuyter .

Zlatev, J. (2014). Image schemas, mimetic schemas, and children’s gestures. Cognitive Semiotics, 7 (1): 3-29. [PDF (PDF 0.9 MB)]

Zlatev, J. (2014). Bodily Mimesis and the Transition to Speech. In M. Pina and N. Gontier (eds.), The Evolution of Social Communication in Primates, Interdisciplinary Evolution Research 1, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02669-5_9. [PDF (PDF 301 kB)]

Zlatev, J. (2014) The coevolution of language, intersubjectivity and morality. In Dor, D., Knight, C. & Lewis, J. (eds.), The Social Origins of Language, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Zlatev, J and Blomberg, J. (2014). Die Möglichkeit sprachlichen Einflusses auf das Denken. Zeitschrift für Semiotik 35 (1-2), 63-84. [English version (Word 120 kB)]

Zlatev, J. and McCune, L. (2014). Toward and integrated model of semiotic development. Cognitive Development: Theories, Stages, Processes and Challenges, R. Chen (ed.), 59-76. New York: Nova Publishers. (Word 72 kB)


Johansson, J. & Zlatev, J. (2013). Motivations for Sound Symbolism in Spatial Deixis: A Typological Study of 101 Languages, Public Journal of Semiotics, 5(1): 3-20.

Parthemore, J. (2013) The unified conceptual space theory: An enactive theory of concepts. Adaptive Behavior 21: 168-177. [PDF]

Parthemore, J. & Whitby, W. (2013) When is any agent a moral agent?: Reflections on machine consciousness and moral agency, Journal of Machine Consciousness. 5: 2. DOI: 10.1142/S1793843013500017. [PDF (PDF 496 kB)]

Ranta, M. (2013) (Re-)Creating order: Narrativity and implied world views in pictures, StoryWorlds: A Journal of Narrative Studies 5:1-30. [PDF (PDF)].

 Ranta, M. (2013). Narrativity and Fiction in Pictures. I Stansbie, L. & Borlescu, A. M. (Red.) Reflections on Narrative: Interdisciplinary Storytelling (pp. 85-97). Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford.

Ranta, M. (2013) Stories in pictures (and non-pictorial objects): A narratological and cognitive psychological approach. In Lang, Y., Jianping, G. & Feng, P. Diversities in Aesthetics: Selected Papers of the 18th Congress of International Aesthetics (678-698), Peking University Press.

Ranta, M. & Erzen, J. (2013). Report on the XIXth International Congress of Aesthetics: “Aesthetics in Action”, Jagiellonian University Kraków, Poland 21-27 July 2013. Contemporary Aesthetics, 11. Arnold Berleant.


Sandin, Gunnar (2013). Democracy on the Margin: Architectural Means of Appropriation in Governmental Alteration of Space. Architectural Theory Review, vol 18, no. 2. London: Routledge, 234-250.

Sonesson, G. (2013) The Natural History of Branching: Approaches to the Phenomenology of Firstness, Secondness, and Thirdness. In Signs and Society 1,2, 297-326.

Sonesson, G. (2013) La imagen dentro de la evolución semiótica. In Semióticas de la imagen. De Rugeriis, Romina, Galavís, Edgar, & González, Angélica (eds.): 13-27. Universidad de Zulia: Maracaíbo.

Sonesson, G. (2013) Aspects of ‘physiognomic depiction’ in pictures. From macchia to microgenesis. In Culture & Psychology 19, 4: Special issue on Werner and Kaplan’s Symbol formation. 533-547. Sage Online Editions.

Sonesson, G. (2013) New Rules for the Spaces of Urbanity. Published online in International Journal for the Semiotics of Law – Revue internationale de Sémiotique juridique. DOI 10.1007/s11196-013-9312-2.

Sonesson, G. (2013) Spaces of urbanity revisted; From the boulevard to the mobile phone network. Acts of the European Regional Conference of the IAVS, Lisbon, 26-28 September 2011. In Degrés, 153, e1-e16.

Sonesson, G. (2013) Preparations for discussing constructivism with a Martian (the second coming), in The History and Philosophy of Astrobiology: Perspectives on the Human Mind and Extraterrestrial Life. David Dunér, ed., 185-200. Cambridge Scholars: Nycastel upon Tyne.

Sonesson, G. (2013) The picture between mirror and mind. From phenomenology to empirical studies in pictorial semiotics. Origins of Pictures - Anthropological Discourses in Image Science, Chemnitz, March 30 - April 1, 2011. Sachs-Hombach, Klaus, & Schirra, Jörg R.J. (eds)., 270-210.

Sonesson, G. (2013) Divagations on alterity. In Writing, voice, text: Festschrift for Augusto Ponzio. Petrilli, Susan, ed., 137-142.

Sonesson, G. (2013) Two strands of rhetoric in advertising discourse. In International Journal of Marketing Semiotics, I, 6-24.

Zlatev, J. (2013) The mimesis hierarchy of semiotic development: Five stages of intersubjectivity in children, Public Journal of Semiotics IV(II): 47-70. [PDF (PDF 490 kB)]

Zlatev, J., (2013) Образные схемы, миметические схемы и жесты детей (Image schemas, mimetic schemas, and children’s gestures). Вопросы когнитивной лингвистики, 2013 (1). [PDF (Word 329 kB)]

Zlatev, J., Madsen, E.A., Lenninger, S., Persson, T., Sayehli, S., Sonesson, G. & Weijer, J.v.d. (2013) Understanding communicative intentions and semiotic vehicles by children and chimpanzees. Cognitive Development 28: 312-329. [PDF]


Andrén, M. (2012). The social world within reach: Intersubjective manifestations of action completion, Journal of Cognitive Semiotics, 4(1). Available online at (PDF).

Barratt, D. & Bundesen, C. (2012) Attentional capture by emotional faces is contingent on attentional control settings. Cognition and Emotion, DOI:10.1080/02699931.2011.645279. Available online at:

Brinck, I. & Liljenfors, R. (2012) The developmental origin of metacognition. Infant and Child Development. DOI: 10.1002/icd.1749. Available online at

Dunér, D. (2012) Introduction: The history and philosophy of astrobiology, in Dunér, D., Persson, E. & Holmberg, G. (guest eds.), Special Collection: The History and Philosophy of Astrobiology, Astrobiology (October 2012), doi:10.1089/ast.2012.9030, 12(10): 901-905. [PDF]

Dunér, D. (2012). The Natural Philosophy of Emanuel Swedenborg: A Study in the Conceptual Metaphors of the Mechanistic Worldview. Dordrecht: Springer Verlag.

Dunér, D. (2012). Tankemaskinen: Modellbyggaren Polhem och andra studier i tänkandets historia. Nora, Sweden: Nya Doxa.

Gärdenfors, P., Brinck, I. & Osvath, M. (2012) The tripod effect: Evolutionary perspectives on cooperation, cognition and communication. In Schilhab, T., Stjernfelt, F. & Deacon, T. (eds.), The Symbolic Species Evolved (193-222).

Lenninger, Sara (2012) Pictoriality in early picture comprehension, Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of Semiotics (AISS-AIS), A Coruna 2009.

Lenninger, Sara (2012) When Similarity Qualifies as a Sign: A Study in Picture Understanding and Semiotic Development in Young Children. Doctoral dissertation in semiotics, Lund University, Sweden.

Madsen, E. & Persson, T. (2012) Contagious yawning in domestic dog puppies (Canis lupus familiaris): the effect of ontogeny and emotional closeness on low-level imitation in dogs. Animal Cognition, 6(2): 233-240, DOI : 10.1007/s10071-012-0568-9. [Full PDF (Springer)] [PDF (PDF 361 kB) (Preprint)]

Ranta, M. (2012). An exploratory pilot study on pictorial narrativity and eye scan patterns, in Proceedings of the 22nd Biennial Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA): Aesthetics@Media, Art & Culture. [PDF (PDF 1.8 MB)]

Sandin, G. (2012). The construct of emptiness in Augé’s anthropology of ’non-places’. In Toyota, J., Hallonsten, P. & Shchepetunina, M. (eds.) Sense of Emptiness: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (112-127), Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Silva Sinha, V., Sinha, C., Sampaio, W. & Zinken, J. (2012) Event-based time intervals in an Amazonian culture. In Filipović, L. and Jaszczolt, K. (eds.) Space and Time in Languages and Cultures II: Language, Culture, and Cognition. Human Cognitive Processing Series 37 (15-35). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [PDF (PDF 583 kB)]

Sinha, C. (2012) Commentary on Joao Queiroz.  The semiotic evolution of toolmaking: The role of symbols for work towards delayed reward. Intellectica 2012/2(58): 295-296. [PDF (PDF 80 kB)]

Sinha, C. (2012) (Dis-)Continuity, (inter-)corporeality and conventionality in dialogical development. Commentary on Gratier & Bertau and Lyra. In Bertau, M.-C., Gonçalves, M.M., and Raggatt, P.T.F. (eds.) Dialogic Formations. Investigations into the Origins and Development of the Dialogical Self (145-153). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. [PDF (PDF 123 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2012) The foundation of cognitive semiotics in the phenomenology of signs and meanings, Intellectica,212/2, 58, 207-239

Sonesson, G. (2012) Between homeworld and alienworld: A primer of cultural semiotics, in Sign Culture – Zeichen. Kultur Festschrift for Roland Posner. Hess-Lüttich, Ernest W.B. (ed.), 315-328. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann.

Sonesson, G. (2012) The meanings of structuralism: Considerations on structures and Gestalten, with particular attention to the masks of Levi-Strauss, Segni e comprensione, XXVI(78): 84-101. [PDF (PDF 218 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2012) Semiosis beyond signs: On two or three missing links on the way to human beings. In Schilhab, T., Stjernfelt, S. & Deacon, T. (eds.), The Symbolic Species Evolved (81-96). Dordrecht: Springer.[PDF (PDF 319 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2012). Semiotics inside-out and/or outside-in: How to understand everything and (with luck) influence people. Signata (2): 315-348. [PDF (PDF 1.3 MB)]

Sonesson, G. (2012) Anthroposemiotics In Favareau, D., Cobley, P. & Kull, K. (eds.), A More Developed Sign (25-28). Tartu, Finland: Tartu University Press.

Sonesson, G. (2012) The Phenomenological Road to Cognitive Semiotics. In Culture of communication/Communication of culture – Comunicación de la cultura/Cultura de la comunicación. Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies (IASS/AIS). Pilar Couto Cantero, Gonzalo Enríquez Veloso, Alberta Passeri, José María Paz Gago (eds.), 855-866. Universidade de Coruña, 2012. [PDF (PDF 269 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2012) A Final Move in Chess. Beyond the Picture Sign in Visual Semiotics. In Culture of communication/Communication of culture – Comunicación de la cultura/Cultura de la comunicación. Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies (IASS/AIS). Pilar Couto Cantero, Gonzalo Enríquez Veloso, Alberta Passeri, José María Paz Gago (Eds.), 1397-1408. Universidade de Coruña, 2012. [PDF (PDF 464 kB)]

Ståhl, Lars-Henrik, & Sandin, Gunnar (2012). Modes of communication in artistic research: on Americanness and Architectural Influence on semiotic grounds. In Culture of communication/Communication of culture – Comunicación de la cultura/Cultura de la comunicación. Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies (IASS/AIS). Pilar Couto Cantero, Gonzalo Enríquez Veloso, Alberta Passeri, José María Paz Gago (eds.), 1089-1100. Universidade de Coruña, 2012 - [PDF (PDF 1.4 MB)].

Toyota, J., Hallonsten, P. & Shchepetunina, M. Preface: Presence of absence. In Toyota, J., Hallonsten, P. & Shchepetunina, M. (eds.) Sense of Emptiness: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (ix ff.), Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Toyota, J. (2012) Exploring sense of emptiness: A cognitive overview. In Toyota, J., Hallonsten, P. & Shchepetunina, M. (eds.) Sense of Emptiness: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (1-11), Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Toyota, J., Hallonsten, P. & Kovacevic, B. (2012) Counting time and classifier/non-classifier languages. In Toyota, J., Hallonsten, P. & Shchepetunina, M. (eds.) Sense of Emptiness: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (128-143), Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Toyota, J. (2012) Concept of timSense of Emptiness: An Interdisciplinary Perspectivee: Future tense and emptiness. In Toyota, J., Hallonsten, P. & Shchepetunina, M. (eds.) Sense of Emptiness: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (187-208), Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Toyota, J., Hallonsten P., Shchepetunina M. (2012) Prospects on emptiness. In J. Toyota, P. Hallonsten and M. Shchepetunina (eds.) Sense of Emptiness: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (210-215), Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Zlatev, J. (2012) Cognitive semiotics: An emerging field for the transdisciplinary study of meaning, Public Journal of Semiotics - [PDF (PDF)].

Zlatev, J, (2012) Prologue: Bodily motion, emotion and mind science. In Foolen, Luedke, Racine & Zlatev, J. (eds.) Moving Ourselves - Moving Others: Motion and Emotion in Consiousness, Intersubjectivity and Language. Amsterdam: Benjamins - [PDF (PDF 257 kB)].

Zlatev, J, Blomberg, J. and Magnusson, U. (2012). Metaphors and subjective experience: motion-emotion metaphors in English, Swedish, Bulgarian and Thai. In Foolen, Luedke, Racine and Zlatev, J. (eds.) Moving Ourselves - Moving Others: Motion and Emotion in Consiousness, Intersubjectivity and Language. Amsterdam: Benjamins - [PDF (PDF 375 kB)].


Andrén, M. (2011) The organization of  children's pointing stroke endpoints. In Stam, G. & Ishino, M. (eds.), Integrating Gestures: The Interdisciplinary Nature of Gesture (153-162). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [PDF (PDF 770 kB)]

Holmer, A. (2011) Formosanska språk, relativisering och språktypologi. In Årsbok, Vetenskapssocieteten i Lund (37 - 58).

Hornborg, A. & Hill, J. (2011) Ethnicity in Ancient Amazonia: Reconstructing Past Identities from Archaeology, Linguistics, and Ethnohistory. Boulder, Colorado: University Press of Colorado.

Hornborg, A. (2011) Darwin, antropologi och kulturella selektionsprocesser. In Hammarström, Matz, Gerle, Elisabeth & Gärdenfors, P. (eds.), Människan sedd: genom olika vetenskapliga prismor, Nya Doxa: Nora.

Karlsson, A. & Holmer, A. (2011) Interaction between word order, information structure and intonation in Puyuma. In Endo, M. (ed.), Papers in Austroasiatic and Austronesian Linguistics (28-38). [PDF (PDF 76 kB)]

Karlsson, A. & Holmer, A. (2011). Pragmatic function of low boundary tone in Puyuma: Question intonation and beyond. Poster presentation,  International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology (ICPP 2011), Kyoto 10-14 December. [PDF:abstract (PDF 10.5 kB)] [PDF:poster (PDF 340 kB)]

Kärrholm, M. & Sandin, G. (2011) Waiting places as temporal interstices and agents of change. TRANS, Internet-Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften, 18, [PDF (PDF 197 kB)]

Madsen, E.A. (2011) Attention Following and Nonverbal Referential Communication in Bonobos (Pan paniscus), Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and Orang-utans (Pongo pygmaeus). PhD  thesis, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK.

Parthemore, J. (2011) Review - soul dust, Metapsychology Online. [HTML]

Parthemore, J. (2011) Review - ten years of viewing from within, Metapsychology Online. [HTML]

Parthemore, J. (2011) Of boundaries and metaphysical starting points: Why the extended mind cannot be so lightly dismissed, Teorema (special section: the extended mind), 30 (2): 79-94. [PDF (PDF 157 kB)]

Parthemore, J. (2011) Concepts Enacted: Confronting the Obstacles and Paradoxes Inherent in Pursuing a Scientific Understanding of the Building Blocks of Human Thought. DPhil thesis, University of Sussex, UK. [PDF (PDF)]

Persson, T. (2011) Do animals have imagination? Using pictures to study the representational abilities of great apes. The Irish Times (4 September 2011), El Pais (13 September 2011) -- linkFrankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (23 September 2011).

Ranta, M. (2011) Stories in pictures (and non-pictorial objects):  A narratological and cognitive psychological approach, Contemporary Aesthetics, 8. [HTML]

Sandin, G. (2011) Confessions on land: The poetics of hasty mapping, In Hellström Reimer, M., Wilson, R. & Green, N. (eds.), Land Use Poetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Landscape Architecture.

Sandin, G. and Ståhl, L-H. (2011) Aesthetic replacement strategies in hospitals. In Proceedings of Ambience11: Where Art, Technology and Design Meet. Borås, Sweden: The Swedish School of Textiles.

Sinha, C. (2011) Iconology and imagination in human development: Explorations in sociogenetic economies, in Geertz, A.W. & Jensen, J.S. (eds.), Religious Narrative, Cognition and Culture: Image and Word in the Mind of Narrative, Sheffield, UK: Equinox. [PDF (PDF 6.5 MB)]

Sinha, C. (2011) A life without time, New Scientist, 8 October 2011, 47. [PDF (PDF 1.0 MB)].

Sinha, C., Da Silva Sinha, V., Zinken, J. & Sampaio, W. (2011) When time is not space: The social and linguistic construction of time intervals and temporal event relations in an Amazonian culture, Language and Cognition, 3(1): 137-169. [PDF (PDF 795 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2011) The mind in the picture and the picture in the mind: A phenomenological approach to cognitive semiotics, Lexia - Rivista di Semiotica, 07/08: 167-182. [PDF (PDF 2.6 MB)]

Sonesson, G. (2011) La rhétorique des transformations homogènes. Ou l'argumentation fondée sur la structure de la réalité, plenary speech at the 9th Congress of the International Association for Visual Semiotics, Venise, 13-16 April 2010. In Migliori, T. (ed.), Retorica del Visibili (309-320). Roma: Aracne Editrice. [PDF (PDF 327 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2011) Iconicity in the ecology of semiosis. Reprinted in Semiotics. Critical Concepts in Language Studies. Volume III: Text and Image. Frederik Stjernfelt and Peer F Bundgaard, (eds.), 333-353. London & New York: Routledge.

Ståhl, L-H. & Sandin, G. (2011) Grounds for cultural influence: Visual and non-visual presence of Americanness in contemporary architecture. In Migliore, T. (ed.), Retorica del visibili. Roma: Aracne Editrice. [PDF (PDF 383 kB)]

Zlatev, J. (2011) What is cognitive semiotics?, Semiotix: A Global Information Bulletin, XN-6. [HTML]

Zlatev, J. (2011) From cognitive to integral linguistics and back again. Intellectica, 56: 125-147. [PDF (Word 179 kB)]


Alhner, F & Zlatev, J. (2010) Cross-modal iconicity: A cognitive semiotic approach to sound symbolism. Sign System Studies, 38(1/4): 298-348. [PDF (PDF 3.2 MB)]

Andrén, Mats (2010) Children's Gestures Between 18 and 30 Months. PhD thesis, Department of Linguistics, Lund University. [PDF (PDF 6.8 MB)]

Brinck, I. (2010) Contexts of language diversity. In Smith, A.D.M., Schouwstra, M., de Boer, B. & Smith, K. (eds.), The Evolution of Language (373-374). World Scientific: Singapore.

Haglund, J. & Blomberg, J. (2010). The Meaning-Sharing Network, Hortus Semioticus, 6. [PDF]

Horne, M. & Roll, M. (eds.) (2010) The Mental Lexicon, Vol. 5 (2). Special Issue: Words and their Meaning. A Deep Delve from Surface Distribution into Underlying Neural Representation.

Parthemore, J. and Morse, A. (2010) Representations reclaimed: Accounting for the co-emergence of concepts and experience. Pragmatics & Cognition, 18 (2): 273-312. [PDF (PDF 579 kB)]

Parthemore, J. (2010) Review - the mind's provisions: a critique of cognitivism. Metapsychology Online. [HTML]

Ranta, M. (2010) Narrativity and historicism in national socialist art, Politische Ikonographie, 3. [PDF]

Ranta, M. (2010) Report: The XVIIIth International Congress of Aesthetics -- Diversities in Aethestics, Peking University, Beijing, China, 9-13 August, Contemporary Aesthetics, 8. [PDF]

Rédei, Anna C. (2010) Translation from literary texts to moving images: intersemiotics from a theoretical perspective. International Association of Scandinavian Studies (IASS) XXVIII Study Conference, 3–7 August, 2010, Lund.  [PDF (PDF 137 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2010) Bildens yta och djup: Grunder för en bildsemiotik, Signs Scandinavian Section, 1: 115-162. [PDF (PDF 654 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2010) Iconicity strikes back : the third generation — or why Eco still is wrong (plenary peech at the Sixth Congress of the International Association for Visual Semiotics, Quebc City, Quebec, October 14-21, 2001). In Costantini, M. (ed.), La sémiotique visuelle: nouveaux paradigmes. Bilbliotèque VISIO 1 (247-270). L'Harmattan: Paris. [PDF (PDF 321 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2010) From mimicry to mime by way of mimesis: Reflections on a general theory of iconicity, Sign Systems Studies 38(1/4): 18-66. [PDF (PDF 2.7 MB)]

Sonesson, G. (2010) Pictorial semiotics in  Seboeot, T.A. & Danesi, M. (eds.), Encyclopedic dictionary of semiotics (third revised and updated edition). Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. [PDF (PDF 177 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2010) Rhetoric from the standpoint of the Lifeworld, Nouveaux Actes Sémiotiques [en ligne]. Actes de colloques, 2008, Le Groupe μ. Quarante ans de rhétorique – Trente-trois ans de sémiotique visuelle. [PDF (PDF 815 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2010) Semiotics of art, life, and thought: Three scenarios for (post)modernity, Semiotica 183(1/4): 219-242. [PDF (PDF 1.3 MB)]

Sonesson, G. (2010). Semiosis and the Elusive Final Interpretant of Understanding, Semiotica 179(1/4): 145-258. [PDF (PDF 1.1 MB)]

Zlatev, J. (2010) Phenomenology and cognitive linguistics. In  Gallagher, S. &   Schmicking, D. (eds.), Handbook on Phenomenology and Cognitive Science (415-446). Dordrecht: Springer. [PDF (PDF 329 kB)]

Zlatev, J, Blomberg, J., David, C. (2010) Translocation, language and the categorization of experience. In Evans, V. & Chilton, P. (eds.), Space in Language and Cognition: The State of the Art and New Directions (389-418). London: Equinox. [PDF (PDF 337 kB)]

Zlatev, J., V. Smith, J. van de Weijer, K. Skydsgaard (2010) Noun-noun compounds for ficive food products: Experimenting in the border zone of semantics and pragmatics. Journal of Pragmatics, 42(10): 2799-2813.


Blomberg, J. & Zlatev, J. (2009) Linguistic relativity, mediation and the categorization of motion. In Zlatev, J., Andrén, M., Johansson Falck, M. & Lundmark, C. (eds.) Studies in Laguage and Cognition (46-61). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars.

Brinck, I. & Liljenfors, R. (2009) Metacognitive development in early infancy. In Carassa, A., Morganti, F. & Riva, G. (eds.), Enacting Intersubjectivity: Paving the way for a Dialogue between Cognitive Science, Social Cognition and Neuroscience (17-18). Como, Italy: Larioprint.

Cabak Rédei, A. (2009) Towards a cognitive semiotic approach to cinema: Semiotics vs. 'semiology'. Proceedings 10th World Congress of Semiotics. Coruna, Spain, 22-26 September. [PDF (PDF 135 kB)]

Hornborg, A. (2009) In defence of the nature/culture distinction: Why anthropology can neither dispence with, nor be reduced to semiotics. Cognitive Semiotics, 4: 92-115. [PDF (PDF 187 kB)]

Lenninger (2009). In search of differentiations in the development the picture sign, in Tarasti, E. (ed.) Communication: Understanding/Misunderstanding, Volume 2, Proceedings of the 9th Congress of the IASS/AIS 2007 (893-952). Helsinki: Acta Semiotica Fennica.

Madsen, E.A. (2009) Bonobos: Feedback. Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, 43: 5-6.

Persson, T. (2009) Tests of true pictorial competence in chimpanzees: The case of drawings. In Zlatev, J., Andrén, M., Johansson Falck, M. & Lundmark, C. (eds.) Studies in Language and Cognition (73-90). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars. [PDF (PDF)]

Sandin, G. (2009) Spatial negotiations. An Actant Analysis Model for the Interpretation of Land Use, LEXIA, Journal of Semiotics, 3/4 (Actants, Actors, Agents).

Sonesson, G. (2009) Au-délà du language de la dance: Les significations du corps, Degres-Revue de Synthese à Orientation Semiologique (139-40): C1-C25. [PDF (PDF 356 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2009) Göran Sonesson, in Bundgaard, P. & Stjernfelt, F. (eds.), Signs and meaning: Five questions (207-218). Automatic Press: Milton Keynes, UK. [PDF (PDF 109 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2009) Here comes the semiotic species: Reflections on the semiotic turn in the cognitive sciences. In Wagoner, B. (ed.), Symbolic transformations: The mind in movement through culture and society (38-58). Routledge: London. [PDF (PDF 658 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2009) New considerations on the proper study of man – and, marginally, some other animals, Cognitive Semiotics, 4 (Spring 2009); also in Sonesson, G. & Zlatev, J. (eds.), Anthroposemiotics vs. Biosemiotics (133-168).  [PDF (PDF 357 kB)]

Sonesson, G. (2009) The view from Husserl’s lectern: Considerations on the role of phenomenology in cognitive semiotics, Cybernetics and Human Knowing. 16(3-4): 107-148. [PDF (PDF 467 kB)]

Toyota, J. (2009) On the evolutionary history of 'yes' and 'no'. In Zlatev, J., Andrén, M., Johansson Falck, M. & Lundmark, C. (eds.), Studies in Language and Cognition (504-517). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars. [PDF (PDF 217 kB)]

Zlatev, J. (2009) The semiotic hierarchy: Life, consciousness, signs and language, Cognitive Semiotics, 4: 169-200. [PDF (PDF 569 kB)]

Zlatev, J. (2009) Levels of meaning embodiment and communication. Cybernetics and Human Knowing, 16(3-4): 149-174. [PDF (PDF 337 kB)]

Zlatev, J. and Andrén, M. (2009) Stages and transitions in children's semiotic development.  In Zlatev, J., Andrén, M., Johansson Falck, M. & Lundmark, C. (eds.), Studies in Language and Cognition (380-401). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars. [PDF (PDF 526 kB)]