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Using Eye Movements and Spoken Discourse as Windows to Inner Space

Roger Johansson, Jana Holsanova, and Kenneth Holmqvist

in The Construal of Spatial Meaning: Windows into Conceptual Space

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641635
eISBN:
9780191760020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641635.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Imagery is the mental invention of an experience that resembles the experience of perceiving a scene or an event without direct sensory stimulation. For example, we are engaged in imagery during ... More


A Computational Theory of the Mental Imagery Medium

Steven Pinker

in Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328741
eISBN:
9780199369355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328741.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Does it make sense to think of a mental image as a picture in the head? And if it does, how are three-dimensional objects and scenes represented in mental “pictures”? This chapter suggests that these ... More


Ut Pictura Poesis? The Poetics of Verbal Imagery

Sonja Zeman

in Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

How can verbal-cued poetry be “visual,” “pictorial,” and “vivid”? This chapter aims at looking behind such notions by isolating the basic semiotic mechanisms of vision, picture-viewing, and mental ... More


Degrees of Embodiment in Literary Reading: Notes for a Theoretical Model, With as a Case Study

Marco Caracciolo

in Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter surveys some of the key issues in the study of embodiment in literary reading. Recent research in psycholinguistics has called attention to the role of motor resonance and experiential ... More


The processing of landmarks in route directions

Michel Denis and Gilles Fernandez

in Representing Space in Cognition: Interrelations of behaviour, language, and formal models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679911
eISBN:
9780191760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679911.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The chapter focuses on the processing of spatial discourse intended to assist human navigation. We describe several models of direction-giving discourse, with special interest for the functions ... More


Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

Steven Pinker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328741
eISBN:
9780199369355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328741.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Steven Pinker’s books and essays on language, mind, and human nature that have reached a wide global audience. But his articles in the scholarly literature have also been influential and readable. ... More


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