In Press
Academic papers
Burgers, C. & Ahrens, K. (in press). Change in metaphorical framing over time: Metaphors of TRADE in 225 years of State of the Union addresses (1790-2014). Applied Linguistics. doi: 10.1093/applin/amy055 [link]

Renardel de Lavalette, K.Y., Steen, G.J., & Burgers, C. (in press). How to identify moral language in presidential speeches: A comparison between a social-psychological and a cognitive-linguistic approach to corpus analysis. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. doi: 10.1515/cllt-2016-0007. [pdf, open data]

Welbers, K., Konijn, E.A., Burgers, C., Bij de Vaate, A.D.J., Eden, A., & Brugman, B.C. (in press). Gamification as a tool for engaging student learning: A field experiment with a gamified app. E-Learning and Digital Media.

Academic papers
Burgers, C., Jong Tjien Fa, M., & de Graaf, A. (2019). A tale of two swamps: Transformations of a metaphorical frame in online partisan media. Journal of Pragmatics, 141, 57-66. doi:10.1016/j.pragma.2018.12.018 [Link to paper]

Beukeboom, C.J., & Burgers, C. (2019). How stereotypes are shared through language: A review and introduction of the Social Categories and Stereotypes Communication (SCSC) Framework. Review of Communication Research, 7, 1-37. doi:10.12840/issn.2255-4165.017 [pdf].

Reijnierse, W.G., Burgers, C., Krennmayr, T., & Steen, G.J. (2019). Metaphor in communication: The distribution of potentially deliberate metaphor across register and word class. Corpora, 14(3).

Academic papers
Burgers, C., Renardel de Lavalette, K.Y., & Steen, G.J. (2018). Metaphor, hyperbole, and irony: Uses in isolation and in combination in written discourse. Journal of Pragmatics, 127, 71-83. doi:10.1016/j.pragma.2018.01.009 [pdf]

Brugman, B.C., & Burgers, C. (2018). Political framing across disciplines: Evidence from 21st-century experiments. Research & Politics, 5(2). doi:10.1177/2053168018783370 [Link to paper, open data]

Haan, M., Konijn, E.A., Burgers, C., Eden, A., Brugman, B.C., & Verheggen, P.-P. (2018). Identifying sustainable population segments using a multi-domain questionnaire: A five factor sustainability scale. Social Marketing Quarterly, 24(4), 264-280. doi:10.1177/1524500418794019. [pdf]

Reijnierse, W.G., Burgers, C., Krennmayr, T., & Steen, G.J. (2018). DMIP: A method for identifying potentially deliberate metaphor in language use. Corpus Pragmatics, 2(2), 129-147. doi: 10.1007/s41701-017-0026-7 [pdf].

Reijnierse, W.G., Burgers, C., Krennmayr, T., & Steen, G.J. (2018). On metaphorical views, dynamite, and doodlings: Functions of domain adjectives in metaphorical domain constructions. Review of Cognitive Linguistics, 16(2), 431-454. doi: 10.1075/rcl.00017.rei [Link to paper].

Academic papers
Boeynaems, A., Burgers, C., Konijn, E.A., & Steen, G.J. (2017). The effects of metaphorical framing on political persuasion: A systematic literature review. Metaphor and Symbol, 32(2), 118-134. doi: 10.1080/10926488.2017.1297623. [pdf]

Boeynaems, A., Burgers, C., Konijn, E.A., & Steen, G.J. (2017). The impact of conventional and novel metaphors in news on issue viewpoint. International Journal of Communication, 11, 2861-2879. [pdf]

Brugman, B.C., Burgers, C., & Steen, G.J. (2017). Recategorizing political frames: A systematic review of metaphorical framing in experiments on political communication. Annals of the International Communication Association, 41(2), 181-197doi: 10.1080/23808985.2017.1312481 [pdf]

van den Heerik, R.A.M., van Hooijdonk, C.M.J., Burgers, C., & Steen, G.J. (2017). “Smoking is sóóó… sandals and white socks”. Co-creation of a Dutch anti-smoking campaign to change social norms. Health Communication, 32(5), 621-628. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2016.1168000 [pdf]

Book chapters
Burgers, C., & Steen, G.J. (2017). Introducing a three-dimensional model of verbal irony: Irony in language, in thought, and in communication. In A. Athanasiadou & H. L. Colston (eds.). Irony in Language Use and Communication (pp. 87-108). Amsterdam: Benjamins. doi: 10.1075/ftl.1.05bur. [Link to paper]

Burgers, C., & van Mulken, M. (2017). Humor markers. In S. Attardo (ed.). The Routledge Handbook of Language and Humor (pp. 385-399). New York: Routledge (ISBN: 9781138843066). [pdf]

Beukeboom, C.J., & Burgers, C. (2017). Linguistic bias. In H. Giles and J. Harwood (eds.). Encyclopedia of Intergroup Communication. New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.439. [link to paper]

Book reviews
Burgers, C. (2017). Political Metaphor Analysis: Discourse and Scenarios [book review]. Journal of Communication, 67(6), E9-E11. doi: 10.1111/jcom.12343 [pdf].

Papers for a general audience
Burgers, C., Eden, A., & de Jong, R. (2017). Voorkom zombies: Hoe kiezen consumenten jouw app? Tijdschrift voor Marketing, 51(1/2), 46-49.

Academic papers
Burgers, C. (2016). Conceptualizing change in communication through metaphor. Journal of Communication, 66(2), 250-265. doi: 10.1111/jcom.12211 [pdf]

Burgers, C., & Beukeboom, C.J. (2016). Stereotype transmission and maintenance through interpersonal communication: The Irony Bias. Communication Research, 43(3), 414-441. doi: 10.1177/0093650214534975 [pdf]

Burgers, C., Brugman, B.C., Renardel de Lavalette, K.Y., & Steen, G.J. (2016). HIP: A method for linguistic hyperbole identification in discourse. Metaphor and Symbol, 31(3), 163-178. doi: 10.1080/10926488.2016.1187041 [pdf, supplementary materials]

Burgers, C., Eden, A., de Jong, R., & Buningh, S. (2016). Rousing reviews and instigative images: The impact of online reviews and visual design characteristics on app downloads. Mobile Media and Communication, 4(3), 327-346. doi: 10.1177/2050157916639348 [pdf, open data]

Burgers, C., Konijn, E.A., & Steen, G.J. (2016). Figurative Framing: Shaping public discourse through metaphor, hyperbole and irony. Communication Theory, 26(4), 410-430. doi: 10.1111/comt.12096 [pdf]

Papers for a general audience
Renardel de Lavalette, K.Y., Burgers, C., & Steen, G.J. (2016). Verzorgende ouder of strenge vader: Morele metaforen in de Amerikaanse politiek [Nurturant parent or strict father: Moral metaphors in American politics]. Tekst[blad], 22(2), 12-15. [pdf]

Academic papers
Burgers, C., Beukeboom, C.J., Kelder, M., & Peeters, M.M.E. (2015). How sports fans forge intergroup competition through language: The case of verbal irony. Human Communication Research, 41(3), 435-457. doi: 10.1111/hcre.12052 [pdf]

Burgers, C., Beukeboom, C.J., Sparks, L., & Diepeveen, V. (2015). How (not) to inform patients about drug use: Use and effects of negations in Dutch patient information leaflets. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 24(2), 137-143. doi: 10.1002/pds.3679 [pdf]

Burgers, C., Eden, A., van Engelenburg, M., & Buningh, S. (2015). How feedback boosts motivation and play in a brain-training game. Computers in Human Behavior, 48, 94-103. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.01.038 [pdf]

Burgers, C., Konijn, E.A., Steen, G.J., & Iepsma, M.A.R. (2015). Making ads less complex, yet more creative and persuasive: The effects of conventional metaphors and irony in print advertising. International Journal of Advertising, 34(3), 515-532. doi: 10.1080/02650487.2014.996200 [pdf]

Lagerwerf, L., Boeynaems, A., van Egmond-Brussee, C., & Burgers, C. (2015). Immediate attention for public speech: Differential effects of rhetorical schemes and valence framing in political radio speeches. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 34(3), 273-299. doi: 10.1177/0261927X14557947 [pdf]

Reijnierse, W.G., Burgers, C., Krennmayr, T., & Steen, G.J. (2015). How viruses and beasts affect our opinions (or not): The role of extendedness in metaphorical framing. Metaphor and the Social World, 5(2), 245-263. doi: 10.1075/msw.5.2.04rei [pdf, open data]

Academic papers
Steen, G.J., Reijnierse, W.G., & Burgers, C. (2014). When do natural language metaphors influence reasoning? A follow-up study to Thibodeau and Boroditsky (2013). PLoS One, 9(12), e113536. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113536 [pdf, open data]

Academic papers
Burgers, C., & de Graaf, A. (2013). Language intensity as a sensationalistic news feature: The influence of style on sensationalism perceptions and effects. Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research, 38(2), 167-188. doi: 10.1515/commun-2013-0010 [pdf]

Burgers, C. & van Mulken, M. (2013). Het ironisch spectrum: Een overzicht van onderzoek naar het begrip en de retorische effecten van verbale ironie [The ironic spectrum: An overview of research into comprehension and rhetorical effects of verbal irony]. Tijdschrift voor Taalbeheersing, 35(2), 183-202. doi: 10.5117/TVT2013.2.BURG [pdf]

Burgers, C., van Mulken, M., & Schellens, P.J. (2013). The use of co-textual irony markers in written discourse. Humor: International Journal of Humor Research, 26(1), 45-68. doi: 10.1515/humor-2013-0004 [pdf]

Burgers, C., Van Mulken, M. & Schellens, P. (2013). On irony, images and creativity: A corpus-analytic approach. In T. Veale, K. Feyaerts & C.J. Forceville (eds.) Creativity and the Agile Mind: A Multidisciplinary Approach to a Multifaceted Phenomenon (pp. 293-311). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (ISBN:9783110295290) [pdf]

Burgers, C. & Veldhuis, J. (2013). Tailoring fear appeals to lower-educated adolescents: The influence of modality and type of threat. Information Design Journal, 20(1), 32-46. doi: 10.1075/idj.20.1.03bur [pdf]

de Jong, I.K.E., & Burgers, C. (2013). Do consumer critics write differently from professional critics? A genre analysis of online film reviews. Discourse, Context and Media, 2(2), 75-83. doi: 10.1016/j.dcm.2013.03.001 [pdf]

Academic papers
Burgers, C., Beukeboom, C.J., & Sparks, L. (2012). How the doc should (not) talk: When breaking bad news with negations influences patients’ immediate responses and medical adherence intentions. Patient Education and Counseling, 89(2), 267-273. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2012.08.008 [pdf]

Burgers, C., de Graaf, A., & Callaars, S. (2012). Differences in actual persuasiveness between experiential and professional expert evidence. Journal of Argumentation in Context, 1(2), 194-208. doi: 10.1075/jaic.1.2.03deg [pdf]

Burgers, C., van Mulken, M., & Schellens, P.J. (2012). Type of evaluation and marking of irony: The role of perceived complexity and comprehension. Journal of Pragmatics, 44(3), 231-242. doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2011.11.003 [pdf]

Burgers, C., van Mulken, M., & Schellens, P.J. (2012). Verbal irony: Differences in usage across written genres. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 31(3), 290-310. doi: 10.1177/0261927X12446596 [pdf]

Academic papers
Burgers, C., van Mulken, M., & Schellens, P.J. (2011). Finding irony: An introduction of the Verbal Irony Procedure (VIP). Metaphor and Symbol, 26(3), 186-205. doi: 10.1080/10926488.2011.583194 [pdf]

Academic papers
van Mulken, M., Burgers, C., & van der Plas, B. (2010). Wolves, confederates and the happy few: The influence of comprehension, agreement and target on the appreciation of irony. Discourse Processes, 48(1), 50-68. doi: 10.1080/01638531003692177 [pdf]

Burgers, C. (2010). Verbal irony: Use and effects in written discourse. PhD dissertation, Radboud University Nijmegen (ISBN: 9789460049996) [pdf]

Hodiamont, D., Burgers, C. & Van Mulken, M. (2010). Lees vooral niet verder, ga iets nuttigs doen! De verwerking van meerdere ironische uitingen in dezelfde tekst [Do not read on, do something useful instead! The processing of multiple ironic utterances in the same text]. Toegepaste Taalwetenschap in Artikelen, 83, 9-18 [pdf]

Papers for a general audience
Burgers, C. (2010). Ironie gebruiken doe je zo! [How to use irony] Tekst[blad], 16 (4), 6-11.

Academic papers
Burgers, C. (2007). Verbale ironie: Een literatuurstudie [Verbal irony: A literature review]. Tijdschrift voor Taalbeheersing 29(2), 135-158 [pdf]

Academic papers
Crijns, R. & Burgers, C. (Eds.) (2006). Werbestrategien in Theorie und Praxis: Sprachliche Aspekte von deutschen und niederländischen Unternehmens-darstellungen und Werbekampagnen (Beiträge zur Wirtschaftskommunikation, Bd. 24). Tostedt: Attikon Verlag (ISBN: 3927226521).

Crijns, R. & Burgers, C. (2006). Einführung. In R. Crijns & C. Burgers (eds.) (2006). Werbestrategien in Theorie und Praxis: Sprachliche Aspekte von deutschen und niederländischen Unternehmensdarstellungen und Werbekampagnen (Beiträge zur Wirtschaftskommunikation, Bd. 24, pp. 7-10). Tostedt: Attikon Verlag (ISBN: 3927226521).

Crijns, R. & Burgers, C. (2006). Zur Differenzierung unterschiedlicher Elemente von Narrativen in gedruckter Werbung. In R. Crijns & C. Burgers (eds.) (2006). Werbestrategien in Theorie und Praxis: Sprachliche Aspekte von deutschen und niederländischen Unternehmensdarstellungen und Werbekampagnen (Beiträge zur Wirtschaftskommunikation, Bd. 24, pp. 69-94). Tostedt: Attikon Verlag (ISBN: 3927226521).

Papers for a general audience
Burgers, C. (2006). Het grootste risico om miljonair te worden: De ironische fear appeal [The greatest risk of becoming a millionaire: The ironic fear appeal]. Tekst[blad] 12(4), 24-27.

Burgers, C. (2006). Kroniek van een uitstervend communicatiemiddel [Book review Eric Duivenvoorden: Met emmer en kwast]. Tekst[blad] 12(2), 64-66.

Papers for a general audience
Burgers, C. & Cook, S. (2004). “Ik hoor nog liever het geluid van de stofzuiger”: Jazz in de (Groene) Amsterdammer, 1919-1925 [“I’d rather listen to the vacuum cleaner”: Jazz in the (Groene) Amsterdammer, 1919-1925]. Nederlands Jazz Archief Bulletin, 53, 49-52