Sound iconicity of abstract concepts: Place of articulation is implicitly associated with abstract concepts of size and social dominance

@inproceedings{Auracher2017SoundIO,
  title={Sound iconicity of abstract concepts: Place of articulation is implicitly associated with abstract concepts of size and social dominance},
  author={Jan Auracher},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
The concept of sound iconicity implies that phonemes are intrinsically associated with non-acoustic phenomena, such as emotional expression, object size or shape, or other perceptual features. In this respect, sound iconicity is related to other forms of cross-modal associations in which stimuli from different sensory modalities are associated with each… CONTINUE READING