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(editor, together with Tom H. Smith) Making Science Accessible: Metaphor guiding the conduct of science, science education and popularization.


ANGER, LOVE and SADNESS Revisited: Studying Emotion Metaphors in Authentic Discourse between Experts and Laypersons (F.L.A.I.R, Vol. 4). Flensburg: Flensburg University Press. (Master Thesis)

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Contributions to journals and edited volumes


"Metaphors in the domain of psychology: The discourse of counseling vs. academic discourse", in: Berber Sardinha, Tony & Herrmann, Berenike (eds.) Metaphor in Specialist Discourse: Investigating metaphor use in technical, scientific and popularized discourse contexts. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.


 (co-authored with Olaf Jäkel) "The cognitive role of metaphor in teaching science: Examples from physics, chemistry, biology, psychology and philosophy", in: Philosophical Inquiries 3 (1), 89-112.


"Der Einsatz gezielter Metaphern im Hochschulbereich: Ein Mittel zur Wissensvermittlung im Fach Psychologie", in Hennemann, Anja & Schlaak, Claudia (eds.) Ausgewählte Beiträge des 13. Norddeutschen Linguistischen Kolloquiums. Berlin: Frank & Timme, 33-47.


"Differences in the use of emotion metaphors in expert-lay communication: Converging evidence from two complementary studies", in: Schönefeld, Doris (ed.). Converging Evidence. Methodological and theoretical issues for linguistic research. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 319-348.


"Deliberate metaphors? An exploration of the choice and functions of metaphors in US-American college lectures", in: Polzin-Haumann, Claudia et al. (eds.) 20/2011, 39-61. (


"Experts versus laypersons: Differences in the metaphorical conceptualization of ANGER, LOVE and SADNESS", in: Barnden, John (ed.) Corpus Linguistics Colloquium: Corpus-based approaches to figurative language. Birmingham: University of Birmingham Press, 1-12.


(co-authored with Olaf Jäkel): "ANGER, LOVE and SADNESS revisited: Differences in emotion metaphors between experts and laypersons in the genre psychology guides", in: Polzin-Haumann, Claudia et al. (eds.) Metapher und Wissenstransfer - Metaphor and Knowledge Transfer ( 16), 87-108.