Productive figurative communication : Conventional metaphors facilitate the comprehension of related novel metaphors

@inproceedings{Thibodeau2007ProductiveFC,
  title={Productive figurative communication : Conventional metaphors facilitate the comprehension of related novel metaphors},
  author={Paul H. Thibodeau and Frank H. Durgin},
  year={2007}
}
Three experiments explored whether conceptual mappings in conventional metaphors are productive, by testing whether the comprehension of novel metaphors was facilitated by first reading conceptually related conventional metaphors. The first experiment, a replication and extension of Keysar et al. [Keysar, B., Shen, Y., Glucksberg, S., Horton, W. (2000). Conventional language: How metaphorical is it? Journal of Memory and Language 43, 576–593] (Experiment 2), found no such facilitation; however… CONTINUE READING

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