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Tool Use, Planning, and Future Thinking in Children and Animals

Teresa McCormack and Christoph Hoerl

in Tool Use and Causal Cognition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199571154
eISBN:
9780191731259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571154.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter considers in what sense, if any, planning and future thinking is involved both in the sort of behaviour examined by McCarty et al. (1999) and in the sort of behaviour measured by ... More


Time, Motion, and Meaning: The Experiential Basis of Abstract Thought

Michael Ramscar, Teenie Matlock, and Lera Boroditsky

in The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199553242
eISBN:
9780191720444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553242.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

How are abstract ideas acquired and structured? How do we gain an understanding of things we can neither see nor touch? One possible answer to these questions is that people's understanding of ... More


Time: Language, Cognition, and Reality

Kasia M. Jaszczolt and Louis de Saussure (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199589876
eISBN:
9780191757198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589876.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The current inaugural volume offers a carefully selected sample of analyses of various aspects of temporal reference. It emphasises that linguistic means of conveying time, be it grammatical or ... More


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