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Between Space and Function: How Spatial and Functional Features Determine the Comprehension of between

EMILE VAN DER ZEE and MATT WATSON

in Functional Features in Language and Space: Insights from Perception, Categorization, and Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264339
eISBN:
9780191718519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264339.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

It is often assumed that the spatial meaning of between is only based on spatial features (geometrically definable cognitive representations). This chapter first considers how spatial features ... More


Tangible Qualities

Matthew Fulkerson

in The First Sense: A Philosophical Study of Human Touch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019965
eISBN:
9780262318471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019965.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter defends a novel account of the structure and relations among these basic tangible qualities that I call the feature-first account. This view holds that basic tangible qualities all ... More


Directions from Shape: How Spatial Features Determine Reference Axis Categorization

EMILE VAN DER ZEE and RIK ESHUIS

in Representing Direction in Language and Space

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260195
eISBN:
9780191717345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260195.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses the concept of an intrinsic reference frame by exploring how such frames are oriented in relation to the shape and geometry of the Ground objects on which they are centered. In ... More


Seeing Motion in depth

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Approaching objects produce images that change in the following ways. First, each image grows in size, an effect known as looming. Secondly, the images in the two eyes change in disparity over time. ... More


The lexical representation of path curvature in motion expressions: a three‐way path curvature distinction 1

Urpo Nikanne and Emile Van Der Zee

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/9780199661213.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

This chapter shows that verbs describing paths of motion can be neutral in their specification of curvature, or that they can specify curvature at a local or global level of granularity. It ... More


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