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Rafael Núñez


Embodied mind, abstraction, cognitive linguistics, gesture production, mathematical thinking.

Marghetis, T., & Núñez, R. (2013). The Motion Behind the Symbols: A Vital Role for Dynamism in the Conceptualization of Limits and Continuity in Expert Mathematics. Topics in Cognitive Science, 5, 299-316. doi:10.1111/tops.12013

Núñez, R., Cooperrider, K., (2013). The Tangle of Space and Time in Human Cognition. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 17(5), 220-229.

Núñez, R., Cooperrider, K., Wassmann, J. (2012). Number Concepts Without Number Lines in an Indigenous Group of Papua New Guinea. PLoS ONE.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035662

Núñez, R., Cooperrider, K., Doan, D, Wassmann, J. (2012). Contours of Time:Topographic Construals of Past, Present, and Future in the Yupno Valley ofPapua New Guinea. Cognition.

Cooperrider, K., & Núñez, R. (2012). Nose-pointing: Notes on a facialgesture of Papua New Guinea. Gesture, 12, 103-130. doi10.1075/gest.12.2.01coo

Núñez, R. & Cornejo, C. (2012). Facing the Sunrise: Cultural Worldview Underlying Intrinsic-Based Encoding of Absolute Frames of Reference inAymara. Cognitive Science.

Cooperrider, K., Marghetis, T., and Núñez, R. (2017). Where does the Ordered Line Come From? Evidence From a Culture of Papua New Guinea. Psychological Science.