Cognitive Science Perspectives on Verb Representation and by Roberto G. de Almeida, Christina Manouilidou PDF

By Roberto G. de Almeida, Christina Manouilidou

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Verbs play a major position in how occasions, states and different “happenings” are mentally represented and the way they're expressed in usual language. along with their principal position in linguistics, verbs have lengthy been widespread themes of study in analytic philosophy—mostly at the nature of occasions and predicate-argument structure—and an issue of empirical research in psycholinguistics, totally on argument constitution and its function in sentence comprehension. extra lately, the illustration of verb that means has been gaining momentum as an issue of study in different cognitive technological know-how branches, particularly neuroscience and the psychology of strategies. the current quantity is an expression of this contemporary surge within the research of verb constitution and which means from the interdisciplinary viewpoint of cognitive technological know-how, with updated contributions by means of theoretical linguists, philosophers, psycholinguists and neuroscientists. the quantity provides new theoretical and empirical reports on how verb constitution and verb which means are represented, how they're processed in the course of language comprehension, how they're got, and the way they're neurologically applied. Cognitive technological know-how views on Verb illustration and Processing is a mirrored image of the new collaboration among the disciplines that represent cognitive technological know-how, bringing new empirical information and theoretical insights on a key section of usual language and conceptualization.

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