Matsumoto, Yo. in preparation. Linguistic representations of Visual motion: A crosslinguistic experimental study. Download
Matsumoto, Yo. in press. Neutral and specialized Path coding: Toward a new typology of Path coding devices and languages. Download
Matsumoto, Yo. in press. The semantic differentiation of V-te V complexes and V-V compounds in Japanese. Download
Akita, Kimi and Yo Matsumoto. in press. A fine-grained analysis of manner salience: Experimental evidence from Japanese and English. Download
Matsumoto, Yo. 2018. Motion event descriptions in Japanese from typological perspectives. Taro Kageyama and Prashant Pardeshi (eds.), Handbook of Japanese Contrastive Linguistics. 273-289. Berlin: De Gruyter.
Matsumoto, Yo, Kimi Akita, and Kiyoko Takahashi. 2017. The functional nature of deictic verbs and the coding patterns of Deixis. Iraide Ibarretxe-Antunano (ed.), Motion and Space across Languages: Theory and applications. 95-122. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Yoshinari, Yuko, Miho Mano, Kiyoko Eguchi, Yo Matsumoto. 2016. A study of the descriptions of motion events by Japanese learners of English and Hungarian. Studies in language sciences : The Journal of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences 15: 142-174 .
Matsumoto, Yo. 2016. Phonological and Semantic Subregularities in Noncausative – Causative Verb Pairs in Japanese. Taro Kageyama & Wesley Jacobsen (eds.), Valency and Transitivity Alternations: Studies on Japanese and Beyond. 51-88. Berlin: De Gruyter.
Matsumoto, Yo. 2010. Aspects of the Semantics of Logophoricity: Comparison of Malayalam with Yoruba and Japanese. Uyechi, Linda Ann and Lian-Hee Wee (eds.), Reality Exploration and Discovery: Pattern Interaction in Language and Life. 269-284. Download
Matsumoto Yo. 2009. Tagigo ni okeru chuushin teki imi to sono tenkeisei: Gainen teki chuushinsei to kinou teki chuushinsei [The Central Meanings of Polysemous Words and their Prototypicality: Conceptual Centrality and Functional Centrality]. Sophia linguistica 57: 89-99.
Matsumoto, Yo. 2006. Go ni okeru metafa teki imi no jitsugen to sono seiyaku [Constraints on the realization of metaphorical meanings in a word]. Ninchi Gengogaku Ronkou [Studies in Cognitive Linguistics] 6: 49-93.
Matsumoto, Yo. 2004. Shin kaiyaku seisho to shin kyoudouyaku seisho ni okeru bunmatsu hyougen to shouou hyougen [Sentence-final forms and anaphoric expressions in two Japanese translations of the Bible : A linguistic study of stylistic appropriateness ?] Kirisuto to Sekai [Christ and the World] 14: 133-161.
Matsumoto, Yo. 2004. Nihongo no shikaku hyougen ni okeru kyokou idou hyougen [Fictive motion in visual expressions in Japanese].  Nihongo Bunpou [Journal of Japanese Grammar]  4(1): 111-128.
Matsumoto, Yo. 2003. Typologies of lexicalization patterns and event integration: Clarifications and reformulations. Shuji Chiba et al. (eds.), Empirical and Theoretical Investigations into Language: A Festschrift for Masaru Kajita. 403-418. Download
Matsumoto, Yo and Dan I. Slobin. 2002. Shiryou: Idou jishou wo arawasu gengo hyougen ni kansuru bunken mokuroku [Material: A Bibliography of Linguistic Expressions for Motion Events]. The Meiji Gakuin Review 684: 83-158.
Matsumoto, Yo. 2001. Shin kaiyaku seisho to shin kyoudouyaku seisho ni okeru nininshou no atsukai: Nihongo toshite no tekisetsusa no mondai [Second person reference in two Japanese translation of the Bible : a linguistic study]. Kirisuto to Sekai [Christ and the World] 11: 73-100.
Matsumoto, Yo. 2000a. On the crosslinguistic parameterization of causative predicates: Implications from Japanese and other languages. Miriam Butt and Tracy H. King (eds.) Argument Realization, 135-169. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1999. On the extension of body-part nouns to object-part nouns and spatial adpositions. Fox, Barbara, Jurafsky, Dan and Michaelis, Laura A. (eds.) Cognition and Function in Language, 15-28. Stanford, CA.: CSLI Publications.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1998. Nihongo no goi teki hukugou doushi ni okeru doushi no kumiawase [The combinatory possibilities in Japanese V-V lexical compounds. Gengo Kenkyuu [Journal of the Linguistic Society of Japan] 114: 37-83.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1996. How abstract is subjective motion?: A comparison of coverage path expressions and access path expressions.  Adele E. Goldberg (ed.) Conceptual Structure, Discourse, and Language, 359-373. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications.
Matsumoto. Yo. 1996. Subjective-change expressions in Japanese and their cognitive and linguistic bases. Gilles Fauconnier Eve Sweetser (ed.) Spaces, Worlds, and Grammar, 124-156. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1996. A syntactic account of light verb phenomena in Japanese. Journal of East Asian Linguistics 5(2): 107-149.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1996. Subjective motion and English and Japanese verbs. Cognitive Linguistics 7(2): 183-226.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1995. A Semantic Constraint on the Argument Structure of Japanese Verbs. The Meiji Gakuin review  568: 13-39.
Matsumoto Yo. 1995. Zenchishi to bunpouka: Sono ippann teki tokusei to kora go zenchishi [Prepositions and grammaticalization : General issues and the case of Kola]. Kirisuto to Sekai [Christ and the World] 5: 1-15.
Matsumoto, Yo. The conversational condition on Horn scales. Linguistics and Philosophy 18(1): 21-60.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1991. Nihongo ruibetsushi no imi kouzou to taikei [The Semantic Structures and System of Japanese classifiers in Japanese]. Gengo Kenkyuu [Journal of the Linguistic Society of Japan] 99: 82-106.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1989. Eigo on chikaku ni okeru goi sutorateji no hattatsu teki henka [Developmental change in the ‘lexical strategy’ of sound perception in second language learners]. Sophia Linguistica 27: 217-226.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1988. From bound grammatical markers to free discourse markers: History of some Japanese connective. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society 14: 340-351.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1988. The Japanese Classifier –ken and –mune : A Prototype and Background of Existence. Sophia Linguistica  23/24: 19-29.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1986. The Japanese classifier –hon : A prototype-semantic analysis. Sophia Linguistica  20/21: 73-81.
Lobo Felix and Matsumoto Yo. 1986. A study of returnee students at Sophia University with special reference to word association test. Daigaku Eigo Kyouiku Gakkai Kiyou [JACET Journal] 17: 117-142.
Matsumoto, Yo. 1985. Acquisition of some Japanese numeral classifiers: The search for convention. Papers and Reports on Child Language Development 24: 79-86. でサイトを作成