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Position Paper for the Specialist Meeting on Universals and Variation in Spatial Referencing across Cultures and Languages at the Center for Spatail Studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara (Spatial 2016). See:


This position paper set out the argument that an interesting avenue of exploration and study of universals and variation in spatial reference is to address this topic in termsa of the universals in human perception and attention and to explore how these universals impact on spatial reference across cultures and languages.