- Meaning and mental representation.
- Conceptual metaphors.
- Mental models.
- Language and space.
- Cultural and linguistic relativity.
More specifically, my research currently focuses on the relationship between reading and writing direction and the use of specific strategies for building mental models from text. We intend to link these processes to the acquisition of conceptual biases such as the representation of time along a mental line that flows from left to right in readers of left-to-right scripts (e.g., Spanish) and from right to left in readers of right-to-left scripts (e.g., Arabic).