Applying Conceptual Blending to Model Coordinated Use of Multiple Ontological Metaphors

@article{Dreyfus2014ApplyingCB,
  title={Applying Conceptual Blending to Model Coordinated Use of Multiple Ontological Metaphors},
  author={B. W. Dreyfus and A. Gupta and E. Redish},
  journal={International Journal of Science Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={37},
  pages={812 - 838}
}
  • B. W. Dreyfus, A. Gupta, E. Redish
  • Published 2014
  • Physics, Psychology
  • International Journal of Science Education
  • Energy is an abstract science concept, so the ways that we think and talk about energy rely heavily on ontological metaphors: metaphors for what kind of thing energy is. Two commonly used ontological metaphors for energy are energy as a substance and energy as a vertical location. Our previous work has demonstrated that students and experts can productively use both the substance and location ontologies for energy. In this paper, we use Fauconnier and Turner's conceptual blending framework to… CONTINUE READING
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