By Paul Bloom
The research of the connection among typical language and spatial cognition has the capability to yield solutions to vexing questions about the character of the brain, language, and tradition. The fifteen unique contributions in Language and Space collect the key traces of analysis and crucial theoretical viewpoints within the parts of psychology, linguistics, anthropology, and neuroscience, delivering a far wanted synthesis throughout those various domains.
Each bankruptcy provides a transparent up to date account of a selected examine application. total, they tackle such questions as: how does the mind symbolize area, what number types of spatial representations are there, how will we learn how to speak about area and what function does tradition play in those issues, may still experimental checks of the relatives among house and language be limited to closed-class linguistic components or needs to the position of open-class parts be regarded as good? all through authors converse to every other's arguments, laying naked key components of contract and disagreement.
Contributors: Manfred Bierwisch, Paul Bloom, Melissa Bowerman, Karen Emmorey, Merrill Garrett, Ray Jackendoff, Philip Johnson-Laird, Barbara Landau, Willem Levelt, Stephen Levinson, Gordon Logan, Jean Mandler, Lynn Nadel, John O'Keefe, Mary Peterson, Daniel Sadler, Tim Shallice, Len Talmy, Barbara Tversky
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