פרופ' ישעיהו שן

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פרופ' ישעיהו שן
טלפון פנימי: 03-6407867
פקס: 03-6023862
משרד: גילמן, 482

CV

CV-Yeshayahu Shen 2015 - homepage

I am a Professor in the Program of Cognitive Studies of Language Use, and the Department of Literature at Tel Aviv University.

My main areas of research are story grammars, discourse comprehension, figurative language comprehension, cognitive poetics, and metaphor and conceptual structure.

My publications in these areas appeared in Journal of Memory and Language, Discourse Processes, Cognitive Linguistics, Poetics, Text, Metaphor and Symbol, Journal of Pragmatics,Language and Literature, Journal of Literary Semantics, Empirical Studies of the Arts, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought, Language and Cognition, and Poetics Today.

Research Students

Doctoral students (active)

Hamutal Yakir (since 2010). 'Emotional responses to visual hybrids' (a tentative title)

Roy Porat (since 2013): 'Metaphor – between language and thought' (a tentative title)

Nava Sanhedrai (since 2010): 'Visual hybrid perception: A developmental perspective (a tentative title). [with Dr. Nira Mashal]

Amir Harash (since 2012): 'Attention and the processing of literary texts' (a tentative title).

 

MA students (active)

Ana Trubackoy. “Linguistic relativity hypothesis: a comparison between Hebrew and Russian”

Adva Berer. 'Counterintuitive narratives' (a tentative title)

Lena Yerushalmy

Tomer Winer. Counter-intuititiveness and narrative temporality (a tentative title).

 

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Doctoral and MA students (completed)

1997: An external examiner (a member of the reading committee) of Johan  Hoorn's dissertation: "Metaphor and Brains: A Behavioral and Psychophysiological Research into Literary Metaphor Processing". Algemene  Literatuurwetenschap. Vrije Universiteit. Amsterdam. Holland.

Zvi Marks (completed – 2006): A member of a doctorate committee of in computational linguistics. Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Sara Carmeli (completed - 2007). "Transparency and Translucency of Compound Blissymbols". Tel Aviv University.

Elad Kotzer (completed - 2010). "Visual Hybrids and the Conceptual Hierarch". Tel Aviv University.

Alexandra Katz. (completed -  2010) “Cognition, metaphor and structure in Music”. (In collaboration with Dr. Zohar Eitan)

Ronit Schwartz. (1993) "Space in the cinematic text". Tel Aviv  University.

Neri Lifshitz. (1993) "Metaphor in the cinema".

Lizi Doron. (1994) "Narrative competence in Schizophrenic patients."

Dana David. (1994) "Narrative competence in Aphasia patients". .

Rachel Don Yichye (1996) "Law theory and discourse analysis". .

Efrat Biberman (1996). "Narrative structure in drawings". .

Ravid Aisenman. (1996)"Cognitive aspects of similes and metaphors.

Avital Eyal. (2002) Scripted categories – a developmental perspective.

Michal Avivi. (2001) "Mental models of children's thinking". (In collaboration with Professor Sidney Strauss).

Osnat Gadir. (2002) “Synaesthetic metaphors in Biblical and Post Biblical Hebrew”. .

Lior Michaeli. (2000)“Scripted categories and conceptual organization".

Ariela Plaut. (2004) “Naming errors and principles of conceptual  organization”.

Efrat Assif. (2004) “Inferences in Scripted categories”

Dita Bar Israel. (2004) Narrative organization.

Maya Duvdevani.. (2004) “Developmental aspects of conceptual organization".

Shraga Zilbermintz. (2004) “Narrative structure in dreams representation in literary prose".

Smadar Asulin (2005) (in collaboration with Rachel Erhard). Metaphors and education.

Galia dror. (2005) “Metaphorical analogies and humor”.

Hagit Hen (2007). "Aspects of pictorial metaphor"

Elad Kotzer. (2007) "Word ordering in metaphorical  constructions". .

Asil Mansur. (2008). "Cognitive aspects of the conceptualization of visual hybrids"

Liel Admon. (2010). “Interpretation strategies of metaphors”

Debi Kastel (2012). "Abstractness effects on word order in metaphorical and literal sentences" (in collaboration with Nira Mashal)

Bat el Aharoni. (2013). "Categorization in the brain hemispheres" (in collaboration with Nira Mashal).

Ronen Leshem. (2014) “Narrative structure in computer games” (in collabration with Dr. Ronit Kampf).

פרסים ומלגות

 

 

Gil & Shen (Submitted). How Grammar Introduces Asymmetry into Cognitive StructuresGil & Shen: How Grammar Introduces Asymmetry into Cognitive Structures

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