Heidelberg University Papers on Language & Cognition

HUPLC covers a broad range of approaches to the study of the representation and processing of language, including language production, language comprehension and language acquisition, as well as the interrelation of language and other cognitive domains.


HUPLC is an open access peer-reviewed online journal that aims to publish theoretical and experimental work fast. For more information, see the focus and scope section.


Recent Articles

Aspectual Class (Under-)Specification in the Generation of Motion Event Representations – A Project Outline

Johannes Gerwien, Michael Herweg

In this working paper, we outline a research program that focuses on Aspectual Class interpretation in descriptions of motion events. First, we briefly sketch the research program and motivate our endeavour by reviewing current formal semantic and psycholinguistic research in the field. We place special focus on the theoretical concept of lexical semantic underspecication. ...(more)