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George L. Dunbar, MA PhD (Associate Professor)


The cognitive representations and processes connected to word meaning and categorisation, particularly lexical combination, lexical innovation, and context effects; the psychology of pedestrian behaviour, and the road safety of children and older pedestrians.

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Representative Publications:

  • Dunbar, G. L., Lewis, V. & Hill, R. (2002). Parent-child interaction and road behaviour: An exploratory study. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 20, 601-622.
  • Dunbar, G. L., Hill, R. & Lewis, V. (2001). Children's attentional skills and road behaviour. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 7, 227-234.
  • Dunbar, G. L. (2001). Towards a cognitive analysis of polysemy, ambiguity, and vagueness. Cognitive Linguistics, 12, 1-14.
  • Dunbar, G.L. (2000). Traces of Pragmatic Reasoning Schemas. Thinking & Reasoning, 6, 173-181.
  • Dunbar, G. L. (1998). Data Analysis for Psychology. London: Arnold.
  • Dunbar, G. L. (1991). The Cognitive Lexicon. Tübingen: Gunter Narr.

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