Prof. Marianna Bolognesi of the University of Bologna on language, concepts and communication.
Editors’ Introduction: Abstract Concepts: Structure, Processing, and Modeling, How language and image construct synaesthetic metaphors in print advertising, On abstraction: decoupling conceptual concreteness and categorical specificity, The linguistic dimensions of concrete and abstract concepts: lexical category, morphological structure, countability, and etymology, and Framing COVID-19: How we conceptualize and discuss the pandemic on Twitter
Scientific Sense ® by Gill Eapen: Prof. Marianna Bolognesi is Senior assistant professor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Bologna. Her research focuses on lexical semantics and multimodal communication, and in particular on the relation between language and thought, and on the semantic representation of word meaning in mind.
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