Mutsumi Imai

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Mutsumi Imai

Published Papers

Saji, N & Imai, M
Scientific Research in Reading, Special issue: Reading in Chinese   17(1) 71-88   2013   [Refereed]
Saji N, Imai M, Saalbach H, Zhang Y, Shu H, Okada H
Cognition   118 45-61   Jan 2011   [Refereed]
Maguire MJ, Hirsh-Pasek K, Golinkoff RM, Imai M, Haryu E, Vanegas S, Okada H, Pulverman R, Sanchez-Davis B
Cognition   114 299-319   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Children learn sound symbolic words better: Evolutionary vestige of sound symbolic protolanguage
Kita, S., Kantartzis, K., & Imai, M.
The evolution of language: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference (EVOLANG8)   21 206-213   2010   [Refereed]
Influence of grammatical gender on deductive reasoning about sex-specific properties of animals
Imai, M., Schalk, L., Saalbach, H. & Okada, H.
In the Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 32nd Annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society   1160-1165   2010   [Refereed]
Gesture in language: How sound symbolic words are processed in the brain
Arata, M., Imai, M., Okuda, J., Okada, H. & Matsuda, T.
In the Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 32nd Annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society   1374-1379   2010   [Refereed]
Imai M, Kita S, Nagumo M, Okada H
Cognition   109 54-65   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Imai M, Li L, Haryu E, Okada H, Hirsh-Pasek K, Golinkoff RM, Shigematsu J
Child development   79 979-1000   Jul 2008   [Refereed]
Malt BC, Gennari S, Imai M, Ameel E, Tsuda N, Majid A
Psychological science : a journal of the American Psychological Society / APS   19 232-240   Mar 2008   [Refereed]
Children’s use of argument structure, meta-knowledge of the lexicon, and extra-linguistic contextual cues in inferring meanings of novel verbs
Imai, M.
The Proceedings of HPSG08 conference   417-435   2008   [Refereed]
Fast-mapping and reorganization: Development of verb meanings as a system
Saji, N., Saalbach, H., Imai, M., Zhang, Y., Shu, H. & Okada, H.
In the Proceedings of the 30th Annual Cognitive Science Society Meeting   35-40   2008   [Refereed]
Saalbach H, Imai M
Journal of experimental psychology. General   136 485-501   Aug 2007   [Refereed]
Saalbach, H. & Imai, M.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General   136 485-501   2007   [Refereed]
Revisiting language universals and linguistic relativity: language-relative construal of individuation constrained by universal ontology
Imai, M. & Mazuka, R.
Cognitive Science   31 385-414   2007   [Refereed]
Categorization, Label Extension, and Inductive Reasoning in Chinese and German Preschoolers: Influence of a Classifier System and Universal Cognitive Constraints
Saalbach, H. & Imai, M.
Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society   703-708   2007   [Refereed]
Imai M, Haryu E, Okada H
Child development   76 340-355   Mar 2005   [Refereed]
Noun bias in Chinese children: novel noun and verb learning in Chinese, Japanese and English preschoolers
Haryu, E., Imai, M., Okada, H., Li, L., Meyer, M. Hirsh-Pasek, K., &Golinkoff, R.
Proceedings the 29th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development   272-283   2005   [Refereed]
Do Classifier Categories Structure our Concepts?
Saalbach, H., & Imai, M.
Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society   1901-1906   2005   [Refereed]
Middleton, E. Wisniewski, E., Trindel, K., & Imai, M.
Journal of Memory and Language   50 371-394   2004   [Refereed]
Mutsumi Imai (Ed.)
人工知能学会誌   18(5)    Sep 2003   [Refereed]
Reorganizing the lexicon by learning a new word: Japanese children's interpretation of the meaning of a new word for a familiar artifact.
Haryu E, Imai M
Child development   73 1378-1391   Sep 2002   [Refereed]
Is verb learning easier than noun learning for Japanese children? : 3-year-old Japanese children’s knowledge about object names and action name
Imai, M., Haryu, E., & Okada, H.
Proceedings of the 26th Boston University Conference of Language Development   1 324-335   2002   [Refereed]
Gentner, D., Imai, M., & Boroditsky, L.
Language and Cognitive Processes   17(5) 537-565   2002   [Refereed]
Learning proper nouns and common nouns without clues from syntax
Imai, M .& Haryu, E.
72(3) 787-803   2001   [Refereed]
心理学研究   71(5) 415-433   2000   [Refereed]
Uchida, N. & Imai, M.
Japanese Psychological Research   41(1)    1999   [Refereed]
Keio SFC Review   4 72-79   1999
Uchida, N. & Imai, M.
Japanese Psychological Research   41(1) 50-69   1999   [Refereed]
Haryu, E. & Imai, M.
Japanese Psychological Research   41(1) 21-34   1999   [Refereed]
Imai, M.
Japanese Psychological Research   41(1) 5-20   1999   [Refereed]
Word learning without aid from syntax: How do Japanese children learn proper nouns and common nouns?
Imai, M. & Haryu, E.
The Proceedings of the 23rd Boston University Conference on Language Development   277-288   1999   [Refereed]
Mutsumi Imai (Ed.)
認知科学   4(1)    Mar 1997   [Refereed]
認知科学   4 75-98   1997   [Refereed]
A crosslinguistic study on constraints on early word meaning: Linguistic influence vs. universal ontology
Imai, M. & Gentner, D.
Cognition   62 169-200   1997   [Refereed]
Asymmetry in the taxonomic assumption: word learning vs. property induction
Imai, M.
Child Language Research Forum   27 157-167   1996   [Refereed]
On the equivalence of superoridinate concepts. Cognition, 60, 269-298.
Wisneiwski,E. , Imai, M & Casey, L.
Cognition   60 269-298   1996   [Refereed]
Further examination of the shape bias in early word learning
Gentner, D. & Imai, M.
Child Language Research Forum   26 167-176   1995   [Refereed]
Linguistic relativity vs. universal ontology: Cross-linguistic studies of the object/substance distinction
Imai, M. & Gentner, D.
The proceedings of the 29th Chicago Linguistic Society   171-186   1994   [Refereed]
Children's theories of word meanings: The role of shape similarity in early acquisition
Imai, M., Gentner, D. & Uchida, N.
Cognitive Development   9 45-75   1994   [Refereed]
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今井 むつみ
教育心理学研究   41 245-253   1993   [Refereed]
Is the future always ahead? Evidence for system-mappings in understanding space-time metaphors'
Gentner, D. & Imai, M.
The Proceedings of the Forteenth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society   510-515   1992   [Refereed]
Properties of attention during reading lessons
Imai, M., Anderson, R., Willkinson, I. & Yi, H.
Journal of Educational Psychology   84 160-173   1992   [Refereed]
Learning to read in Japan
Mason, J. M., Anderson, R. C., Omura, A., Uchida, N. and Imai, M.
Journal of Curriculum Studies   21 389-407   1989   [Refereed]
Haryu, E., Imai, M., & Okada, H.
Child Development   82 674-686   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Kantartzis, K., Imai, M. & Kita, S.
Cognitive Science   35(3) 575-586   Apr 2011   [Refereed]
Saalbach, H. & Imai, M.
Language and Cognitive Processes   27 381-428   2012   [Refereed]
Mimetic Vowel Harmony in Japanese
Akita, K. , Imai, M., Saji, N., Kantartzis, K., & Kita, S
Japan/Korean Linguistics      2011   [Refereed]
Goksun, T., Hirsh-Pasek, K, Golinkoff, R. M., Imai, M., Konishi, H., & Okada, H.
Cognition   121 176-195   2011   [Refereed]
Saalbach, H., Imai, M. & Shalk, L.
Cognitive Science.   (in press)    2012   [Refereed]

Books etc

Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, Ying-yi Hong (Part:Joint Work, (Imai, M. & Masuda, T.) The role of language and culture in universality and diversity of human concepts.)
Oxford University Press, USA   2012   ISBN:0199930449
今井 むつみ
岩波書店   Oct 2010   ISBN:4004312787
今井 むつみ, 針生 悦子
岩波書店   Jul 2007   ISBN:4000025384
語意獲得研究の新しいかたち (「発達心理学の新しい形」第5章)
誠信書房   2005   
The nature of word learning biases:  From a cross linguistic perspective (In D. G. Hall & S. Waxman, (Eds.), Weaving a lexicon)
Imai, M & Haryu, E
MIT Press   2004   
今井 むつみ, 野島 久雄
北樹出版   Apr 2003   ISBN:4893849042
Re-evaluation of linguistic relativity: Language-specific categories and the role of universal ontological knowledge in the construal of individuation (In D. Gentner & S. Goldin-Meadow (Eds.), Language in Mind: Advances in the issues of language and thoug
Imai, M. & Mazuka, R.
 MIT Press   2003   
今井 むつみ
共立出版   Jul 2000   ISBN:4320094344
Universal ontological knowledge and a bias toward language-specific categories in the construal of individuatio (In S. Niemeier & R. Dirven (Eds.), Evidence for Linguistic Relativity)
Imai, M.
John Benjamins   2000   
今井 むつみ
共立出版   Jun 1997   ISBN:4320028554
Transitivity and the incorporation of Ground information in Japanese path verb  (In K. Lee, E. Sweetwer, & M. Verspoor (Eds.)  Lexical and syntactic  constructions and the construction of meaning)
Muehleisen, V. & Imai, M.
John Benjamins   1997   


大津由紀雄編 「ことばの宇宙への旅立ち 3:10代からの言語学」 ひつじ書房      2010
ベビーサイエンス   5 40-44   2006
ベビーサイエンス   5 24-33   2006
月刊「科学」巻頭エッセイ 岩波書店      Jul 2005
辻幸夫(編)ことばと認知科学の小辞典. 大修館書店   210-225   2001