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Book Chapters (written in English)

Malt, B.C., Gennari, S., Imai, M., Ameel, E., Saji, N., & Majid, A.(2015). Where are the concepts? What words can and can’t reveal. In E. Margolis and S. Laurence (Eds.), The Conceptual Mind: New Directions in the Study of Concepts. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 291-326. >> The Conceptual Mind

Imai, M., & Kanero, J. (2015). The nature of the count/mass distinction in Japanese. In. J.J. Nakayama (Eds.), Handbook of Japanese Psycholinguistics. (In Handbooks of Japanese Language and Linguistics Series) Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter Mouton. 49-80. >> Handbook of Japanese Psycholinguistics

Imai, M. & Masuda, T. (2012). The role of language and culture in universality and diversity of human concepts. In M.Gelfand, CY. Chiu,& Y. Hong ( Eds.). Advances in Culture and Psychology, Vol. 3. Oxford University Press.>PDF

Imai, M. & Saalbach, H. (2010). Categories in mind and categories in language: Are classifier categories reflection of the mind? In B. Malt & P. Wolff (Eds.), Words and the mind: How words capture human experience. New York: Oxford University Press. 138-164.

Malt,B. Gennari, S. & Imai, M. (2010). Lexicalization Patterns and the World-to-Words Mapping. In B. Malt & P. Wolff (Eds.), Words and the mind: How words capture human experience. New York: Oxford University Press. 29-57.

Imai, M. (2006). Mechanism of lexical development: Implications from Japanese children’s word learning. In M. Nakayama, R.Mazuka, and Y. Shirai,(Eds.), Handbook of Japanese Psycholinguistics. Cambridge Uniresity Press, 48-55. >PDF

Imai, M, Haryu, E, Okada, H., Li, L. &; Shigematsu, J. (2006). Revisiting the noun-verb debate: a crosslinguistic comparison of novel noun and verb learning in English-, Japanese- and Chinese-speaking children.; In K. Hirsh-Pasek and R. Golinkoff (Eds.), Action meets word: How children learn verbs, Oxford University Press. pp.450-476 >PDF

Imai, M &; Haryu, E. (2004). The nature of word learning biases:; From a cross linguistic perspective. In D. G. Hall &; S. Waxman, (Eds.), Weaving a lexicon.; MIT Press. ;pp. 411-444. >PDF

Imai, M. &; Mazuka, R. (2003).; 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 thought.; MIT Press. pp430-464. >PDF

Imai, M. (2000).’Universal ontological knowledge and a bias toward language-specific categories in the construal of individuation. In S. Niemeier &; R. Dirven (Eds.), Evidence for Linguistic Relativity. Amsterdam : John Benjamins. pp.139-160.

Muehleisen, V. &; Imai, M. (1997). ‘Transitivity and the incorporation of Ground information in Japanese path verbs.; In K. Lee, E. Sweetwer , &; M. Verspoor (Eds.); Lexical and syntactic; constructions and the construction of meaning.pp.329-346. Amsterdam : John Benjamins