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Accessing Words from the Mental Lexicon  

Niels O. Schiller and Rinus G. Verdonschot

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Jun 2015
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Aug 2014
This chapter describes how speakers access words from the mental lexicon. Lexical access is a crucial component in the process of transforming thoughts into speech. Some theories consider ... More

The anatomical and physiological basis of human speech production: adaptations and exaptations  

Ann MacLarnon

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Nov 2011
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Sep 2012
This article provides details on human speech production involving a range of physical features, which may have evolved as specific adaptations for this purpose. All mammalian ... More

Applied Linguistics and the Neurobiology of Language  

John H. Schumann

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2012
Neuroscience has made enormous strides in the last two decades. This article focuses on the concept of applied linguistics and the neurobiology of language. This article focuses on some ... More

Are other animals as smart as great apes? Do others provide better models for the evolution of speech or language?  

Kathleen R. Gibson

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Nov 2011
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Sep 2012
This article reviews recent evidence for advanced, language-pertinent, cognitive capacities in birds and mammals and evaluates the potential suitability of song and other animal vocal ... More

The Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus  

Howard Lasnik and Jeffrey L. Lidz

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Dec 2016
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Feb 2017
This article explores what Noam Chomsky called ‘the argument from poverty of the stimulus’: the argument that our experience far underdetermines our knowledge and hence that our biological ... More

Attention Phenomena  

Leonard Talmy

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
This article introduces new work on the fundamental attentional system of language, while in part providing a framework in which prior linguistic work on attention can be placed. In a ... More

Brain Basis of Meaning, Words, Constructions, and Grammar  

Friedemann Pulvermüller, Bert Cappelle, and Yury Shtyrov

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Apr 2013
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Dec 2013
This chapter examines the neurophysiological plausibility of some of the claims of Construction Grammar with regard to syntactic structures. It suggests that evidence from neuroscience has highly ... More

Case in Aphasia  

Monique Lamers and Esther Ruigendijk

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2012
Case provides the language user with a rich source of information for conveying meaningful messages in natural language use. Psycholinguistic research has shown that in the intact human ... More

Cognitive Linguistic Approaches to Literary Studies: State of the Art in Cognitive Poetics  

Margaret H. Freeman

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
The emergence of cognitive linguistics has encouraged the development of new relations between literature and linguistics. Just as literary texts may serve as legitimate data for ... More

Cognitive Linguistics and Autonomous Linguistics  

John R Taylor

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
The object of the polemics is constituted by a cluster of trends in formalist, especially Chomskyan linguistics, trends which may conveniently be brought under the heading “autonomous ... More

Cognitive Linguistics and Cultural Studies  

René Dirven, Hans-Georg Wolf, and Frank Polzenhagen

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
Language and cultural theory, as developed in pre-cognitive linguistics and anthropology, has a long tradition, beginning with Wilhelm von Humboldt and drastically reshaped by Ferdinand de ... More

Cognitive Linguistics and Functional Linguistics  

Jan Nuyts

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
This article examines how cognitive linguistics relates to, complements, and/or differs from other approaches within the wider field of functionally oriented linguistics (of which ... More

Cognitive Linguistics and Linguistic Relativity  

Eric Pederson

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
Linguistic relativity (also known as the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis) is a general cover term for the conjunction of two basic notions. The first notion is that languages are relative, that is, ... More

Cognitive Linguistics and the History of Linguistics  

Brigitte Nerlich and David D. Clarke

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
Cognitive linguistics has a long past and a short history. This article examines a number of aspects of the long past of cognitive linguistics. Specifically, it argues that the ... More

Cognitive Linguistics, Ideology, and Critical Discourse Analysis  

René Dirven, Frank Polzenhagen, and Hans-Georg Wolf

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
From the past decade on, the issue of ideology and discourse has received increasing attention from scholars working within the cognitive linguistics framework. This article examines the ... More

Cognitive Linguistics, Psychology, and Cognitive Science  

Chris Sinha

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
This article sheds light on the history of the sciences of mind within which the development of cognitive linguistics can be situated. It shows that it is the modern inheritor of an older ... More

Cognitive prerequisites for the evolution of indirect speech  

Frederick L. Coolidge and Thomas Wynn

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Nov 2011
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Sep 2012
This article proposes the important prerequisites for indirect speech that includes at least four major cognitive factors, adequate phonological storage capacity, recursion, a full theory ... More

Cognitive Processing in Bilinguals: From Static to Dynamic Models  

Kees de Bot

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2012
Cognitive processing in bilinguals is the focus of this article. It proposes a move from the current largely static models of multilingual processing to more dynamic models. As in the ... More

Compositionality and Biologically Plausible Models  

Terrence Stewart and Chris Eliasmith

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
Cognitive theories have expressed their components using an artificial symbolic language, such as first-order predicate logic, and the atoms in such representations are non-decomposable ... More

Compounding in Distributed Morphology  

Heidi Harley

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Jul 2011
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Sep 2012
This chapter takes a purely syntactic approach to compounding, within the framework of Distributed Morphology (DM), treating compounding as a species of syntactic incorporation. First, it ... More

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