1. Mirror Neurons and (Inter)subjectivity: Typological Evidence from East Asian Languages

Lin Zhu

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2017, , Pages 103-117

Abstract
  Language is primarily constituted by action and interaction based on sensorimotor information. This paper demonstrates the nature of subjectivity and intersubjectivity through the neural mechanism and typological evidence of sentence-final particles from East Asian languages and extends to the discussion ...  Read More

2. Language, Emotion and Metapragmatics: A Theory Based on Typological Evidence

Lin Zhu

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2016, , Pages 119-134

Abstract
  Humans are equipped with some universal or language-specific abilities to recognize emotions. However, because of the different emotional contents in diverse languages and the relevant cultural differences, humans with different cultural backgrounds own different metapragmatical abilities to recognize ...  Read More