Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil.

Gary Libben

Gary Libben

Professor of Linguistics at Brock University

Corresponding Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences abroad since 2019


Research Areas:

  • Linguistics and Literature
  • Psycholinguistics





Selected Memberships:

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Selected Prizes:

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada National Achievement Award (Canadian Linguistics Association)

Selected Publications:

  • Libben, G. (2017) The quantum metaphor and the organization of words in the mind. Cultural Cognitive Science (1), S. 49-55.
  • Libben, G. (2014) The nature of compounds: a psychocentric perspective. Cognitive Neuropsychology (31), S. 8-25.
  • Libben, G. (2010) Compounds, semantic transparency, and morphological transcendence. Linguistische Berichte Sonderheft (17), S. 212-232.
  • Libben, G., Gibson, M., Yoon, Y-B. und Dominiek, S. (2003) Compound fracture: The role of semantic transparency and morphological headedness. Brain and Language (84), S. 26-43.
  • Libben, G. (1998) Semantic transparency in the processing of compounds: consequences for representation, processing, and impairment. Brain and Language (61), S. 30-44.