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§ Journal papers

Perniss, P., Zwitserlood, I., & Özyürek, A. (2015). The design space of spatial language. Language 91(3), 611-641.

Pyers, J., Perniss, P., & Emmorey, K. (2015). Viewpoint in the Visual-Spatial Modality: The Coordination of Spatial Perspective. Spatial Cognition and Computation. 15(3), 143-169.

Perniss, P., Lu, J., Morgan, G., & Vigliocco, G. (under revision). Mapping language to the world: The role of iconicity in the sign language input. Submitted to Developmental Science.

Perniss, P., & Özyürek, A. (2015). Visible Cohesion: A Comparison of Reference Tracking in Sign, Speech, and Co-Speech Gesture. Topics in Cognitive Science, 7(1), 36-60. doi:10.1111/tops.12122.  [pdf]

Perniss, P., Özyürek, A. & Morgan, G. (2015). The Influence of the Visual Modality on Language Structure and Conventionalization: Insights from Sign Language and Gesture. Topics in Cognitive Science, 7(1), 2-11. doi:10.1111/topis.12127.

Perniss, P., & Vigliocco, G. (2014). The bridge of iconicity: From a world of experience to the experience of language. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 369(1651), 20130300, 1-13. DOI:10.1098/rstb.2013.0300 [pdf]

Vigliocco, G., Perniss, P., & Vinson, D. (2014). Language as a Multimodal Phenomenon: Implications for Language Learning, Processing, and Evolution. Introduction to Theme Issue Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 369(1651), 20130292, 1-7. DOI:10.1098/rstb.2013.0292 [pdf]

Debrelioska, S., Özyürek, A., Gullberg, M., & Perniss, P. (2013). Gestural Viewpoint Signals Referent Accessibility. Discourse Processes 50(7), 431-456. [pdf]

Perniss, P., Vinson, D., Seifart, F. & Vigliocco, G. (2012). Speaking of shape: the effects of linguistic encoding on the semantic representation of objects. Language and Cognition 4(3), 223-242. [pdf]

Zwitserlood, I., Perniss, P. & Özyürek, A. (2012). An empirical investigation of expression of multiple entities in Turkish Sign Language (TİD): Considering the effects of modality. Lingua, 122, 1636-1667. [pdf]

Perniss, P., Thompson, R.L., & Vigliocco, G. (2010). Iconicity as a General Property of Language: Evidence from Spoken and Signed Languages. Frontiers in Psychology, Volume 1, Article 227, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00227. [pdf]

Özyürek, A., Zwitserlood, I., & Perniss, P. (2010). Locative expressions in signed languages: A view from Turkish Sign Language (TİD). Linguistics 48-5, 1111-1145. [pdf]

Perniss, P. (2008). Space and iconicity in German Sign Langauge (DGS). Dissertation abstract, MPI Series in Psycholinguistics 45, Radboud University, Nijmegen, 2007. Sign Language & Linguistics 11:1, 123–129.

Perniss, P. (2007). Achieving spatial coherence in German Sign Language narratives: The use of classifiers and perspective. Lingua 117(7): 1315-1338. [pdf]

§ Editorship

Perniss, P., Özyürek, A. & Morgan, G. (Eds.) (2015). The Influence of the Visual Modality on Language Structure and Conventionalization: Insights from Sign Language and Gesture. Issue of Topics in Cognitive Science, 7(1). doi:10.1111/tops.12113.

Vigliocco, G., Perniss, P., Thompson, R. & Vinson, D. (Eds.) (2014). Language as a Multimodal Phenomenon: Implications for Language Learning, Processing, and Evolution. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 369(1651).

Perniss, P., Pfau, R., and Steinbach, M. (Eds.) (2007). Visible variation: Cross-linguistic studies in sign language structure. Berlin: Mouton.

Zeshan, U. and Perniss, P. (Eds.) (2008). Possessive and existential constructions in sign languages. (Sign Language Typology Series No. 2). Nijmegen: Ishara Press.

 

§ Handbook chapters (peer-reviewed)

Perniss, P. (2015). Collecting and Analyzing Sign Language Data: Video Requirements and Use of Annotation Software. In Orfanidou, E., Woll, B., & Morgan, G. (Eds.) Research Methods in Sign Language Studies: A Practical Guide, pp. 55-73. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Perniss, P. (2012). Use of Sign Space, In: Pfau, R., Steinbach, M., & Woll, B. (Eds.), Sign language: An international handbook (HSK - Handbooks of linguistics and communication sciences). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. [pdf]

 

§ Book chapters (peer-reviewed)

Sumer, B., Zwitserlood, I., Perniss, P., & Ozyurek, A. (2013). Acquisition of locative expressions in children learning Turkish Sign Language (TİD) and Turkish. In E. Arik (Ed.), Current directions in Turkish Sign Language research (pp. 243-272). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Zwitserlood, I., Perniss, P., & Ozyurek, A. (2013). Expression of multiple entities in Turkish Sign Language (TİD). In E. Arik (Ed.), Current Directions in Turkish Sign Language Research (pp. 272-302). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Özyürek, A. and Perniss, P. (2011). Event representation in sign language: A crosslinguistic perspective. In: Bohnemeyer, J. and Pederson, E. (Eds.), Event Representation in Language: Encoding Events at the Language-Cognition Interface (pp. 84-107)Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Perniss, P. and Zeshan, U. (2008). Possessive and existential constructions: Introduction and overview. In: Zeshan, U. and Perniss, P. (Eds.), Possessive and existential constructions in sign languages. (Sign Language Typology Series No. 2). Nijmegen: Ishara Press. [pdf]

Perniss, P. and Zeshan, U. (2008). Possessive and existential constructions in Kata Kolok (Bali). In: Zeshan, U. and Perniss, P. (Eds.), Possessive and existential constructions in sign languages. (Sign Language Typology Series No. 2). Nijmegen: Ishara Press. [pdf]

Perniss, P. and Özyürek, A. (2008). Representations of action, motion, and location in sign space: A comparison of German (DGS) and Turkish (TID) Sign Language narratives. In: Quer, J. (Ed.), Signs of the time. Selected papers from TISLR 8. Hamburg: Signum Press. [download]

Perniss, P., Pfau, R., and Steinbach, M. (2007). Can't you see the difference? Sources of variation in sign language structure. In: Perniss, P., Pfau, R., and Steinbach, M. (Eds.), Visible variation: Cross-linguistic studies in sign language structure. Berlin: Mouton. [download]

Perniss, P. (2007). Locative functions of simultaneous perspective constructions in German Sign Language narratives. In: Vermeerbergen, M., Leeson, L., and Crasborn, O. (Eds.), Simultaneity in Signed Languages: Form and function. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 27-54. [pdf]

 

§ Conference proceedings (peer-reviewed)

Perniss, P., Vinson, D., Fox, N., & Vigliocco, G. (2013). Comprehending with the body: Action compatibility in sign language? Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 1133-1138.

Sumer, B., Zwitserlood, I., Perniss, P. & Özyürek, A. (2012). Development of locative expressions by Turkish deaf and hearing children: Are there modality effects? In A. K. Biller, E. Y. Chung, & A. E. Kimball (Eds.), BUCLD 36: Proceedings of the 36th annual Boston University Conferenc on Language Development, Volume 2, pp. 568-580. Boston: Cascadilla Press.

Perniss, P., Özyürek, A. & Zwitserlood, I. (2011). Does Space Structure Spatial Language? Linguistic Encoding of Space in Sign Languages. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, pp. 1595-1600. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Zwitserlood, I, Özyürek, A., & Perniss, P. (2008). Annotation of sign and gesture cross-linguistically, In: Crasborn, O., Hanke, T., Efthimiou, E., Zwitserlood, I., & Thoutenhoofd, E. (Eds.), Construction and Exploitation of Sign Language Corpora. 3rd Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign Languages, pp. 185-190. Paris: ELDA.

 

§ Dissertation

Perniss, P. (2007). Space and Iconicity in German Sign Language (DGS). MPI Series in Psycholinguistics 45, Radboud University Nijmegen. [pdf] [cover]