research

All of my recent publications are below (these are for personal use and downloading them may violate copyright law in your country). A similar list is on Google Scholar.

Feel free to peruse my CV. You can also find information about some of my current projects on the Open Science Framework.


Langland-Hassan, P. & Davis, C. P. (in press). A context-sensitive and non-linguistic approach to abstract concepts. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

Davis, C. P., Eigsti, I. M., Healy, R., Joergensen, G. H., & Yee, E. (2022). Autism-spectrum traits predict the embodiment of manipulation knowledge about object concepts: Evidence from eye tracking. PLOS ONE.

Davis, C. P., Paz-Alonso, P. M., Altmann, G. T. M., & Yee, E. (2021). Encoding and inhibition of arbitrary episodic context with abstract concepts. Memory & Cognition.

Davis, C. P. & Yee, E. (2021). Building semantic memory from distributional language and embodied experience. WIREs Cognitive Science.

Ekves, Z., Prystauka, Y., Davis, C. P., Yee, E., & Altmann, G. T. M. (2021). Psychology of cleansing through the prism of intersecting object histories. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Davis, C. P., Yee, E., & Eigsti, I. M. (accepted). Beyond the social domain: Autism-spectrum traits and the embodiment of manipulable object concepts. To appear in S. L. Macrine & J. Fugate (Eds.), Movement matters: How embodied cognition informs teaching and learning. MIT Press.

Davis, C. P., Joergensen, G. H., Boddy, P., Dowling, C., & Yee, E. (2020). Making it harder to ‘see’ meaning: The more you see something, the more its conceptual representation is susceptible to visual experience. Psychological Science.

Davis, C. P., Altmann, G. T. M., & Yee, E. (2020). Language as a mental travel guide. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 43, E125.

Botvinik-Nezer, R., Holzmeister, F., Camerer, C. F., Dreber, A. Huber, J., … Davis, C. P., … Poldrack, R., & Schonberg, T. (2020). Variability in the analysis of a single neuroimaging dataset by many groups. Nature.

Davis, C. P., Altmann, G. T. M., & Yee, E. (2020). Situational systematicity: A role for schema in understanding the differences between abstract and concrete concepts. Cognitive Neuropsychology.

Davis, C. P., Morrow, H. M., De Luca, M., & Lupyan, G. (2020). The generality and origins of form-to-meaning iconicity. In Ravignani, A., Barbieri, C., Martins, M., Flaherty, M., Jadoul, Y., Lattenkamp, E., Little, H., Mudd, K. & Verhoef, T. (Eds.): The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference (EvoLang13).

Davis, C. P., Morrow, H. M., & Lupyan, G. (2019). What does a horgous look like? Nonsense words elicit meaningful drawings. Cognitive Science.

Davis, C. P., Paz-Alonso P. M., Altmann, G. T. M., & Yee, E. (2019). Abstract concepts and the suppression of arbitrary episodic context. In A.K. Goel, C.M. Seifert, & C. Freksa (Eds.), Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1592–1598). Montreal, QC: Cognitive Science Society.

Davis, C. P., Libben, G., & Segalowitz, S. J. (2019). Compounding matters: The P100 as an index of semantic access to compound wordsCognition.

Davis, C. P., & Yee, E. (2018). Features, labels, space, and time: Factors supporting taxonomic relationships in the anterior temporal lobe and thematic relationships in the angular gyrus. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.