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Language Acquisition

Jean Matter Mandler

in Foundations of Mind: Origins of Conceptual Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311839
eISBN:
9780199786770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311839.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter shows how language acquisition accounts for increasingly differentiated object concepts. It also discusses the way language reorganizes preverbal spatial relational concepts. The most ... More


Polysemy

Vyvyan Evans

in How Words Mean: Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Construction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199234660
eISBN:
9780191715495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234660.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter addresses the phenomenon of polysemy in the light of LCCM Theory. In LCCM Theory, polysemy relates not to the variation evident in the situated semantic contribution of a word. Rather, ... More


Musical Movement and Aesthetic Metaphors

Malcolm Budd

in Aesthetic Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199556175
eISBN:
9780191721151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556175.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines one of the most striking claims in Roger Scruton's The Aesthetics of Music: that the basic perceptions of music are informed by spatial concepts understood metaphorically. To ... More


Deleuze and Space

Ian Buchanan and Gregg Lambert (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618743
eISBN:
9780748671762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618743.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Gilles Deleuze was arguably the twentieth century's most spatial philosopher – not only did he contribute a plethora of new concepts to engage space, space was his very means of doing philosophy. He ... More


Adapting Spatial Concepts for Different Languages: From Preverbal Event Schemas to Semantic Categories

Soonja Choi and Laraine McDonough

in The Emerging Spatial Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189223
eISBN:
9780199848096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189223.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of the research showing that there is truth to be found in the different views of spatial concept development; ... More


The role of structure and function in the conceptualization of direction

Alexander Klippel, Thora Tenbrink, and Daniel R. Montello

in Motion Encoding in Language and Space

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661213
eISBN:
9780191745348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661213.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

This chapter analyses a corpus of route directions given while viewing simple maps, focusing on the conceptualization of direction changes at decision points. It addresses the variability of ... More


A Framework for Work on Frames of Reference

Anna Shusterman and Peggy Li

in Core Knowledge and Conceptual Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190467630
eISBN:
9780190611965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467630.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The ability to navigate the spatial world is essential for survival. Evolution has endowed species with complex systems to represent where things are in the world, and human spatial representation is ... More


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