This speech, delivered at the Bi-Directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences Symposium in 2009, touches on a key relationship: the connection between the cognitive sciences, and cognitive linguistics.
In this study by Manuel Carreiras, Jorge Lopez, Francisco Rivero, and David Corina, the whistled language of Silbo Gomero is shown to activate the same language-processing (right-hemisphere)… Read more “Neural Processing of Whistled Languages”
In this study by Tessa Verhoef, Simon Kirby and Carol Padden, the effects of iterated learning of an artificial language indicate that combinatorial structure is not necessarily… Read more “Combinatorial Structure Emergence”
A Summary of Some Basic Linguistic Rules According To Noam Chomsky We’re back! Picking up where I left off: (Pt 1) A useful general dichotomy Chomsky establishes in this… Read more “(Pt 2) Reading: Language and Mind by Noam Chomsky, Chapter 2 (‘Linguistic Contributions To The Study Of Mind: Present’)”
Reflections on Chomsky’s Portrayal of Modern Linguistic Theory Chomsky presents a detailed portrait of linguistic theory as of 1972 in this second chapter of Language And Mind. His… Read more “(Pt 1) Reading: Language and Mind by Noam Chomsky, Chapter 2 (‘Linguistic Contributions To The Study Of Mind: Present’)”
In his first chapter, Noam Chomsky traces the path of linguistic theories from the 1940s backwards, providing his perspective on how these theories have evolved and how… Read more “Reading: Language and Mind by Noam Chomsky, Chapter 1 (‘Linguistic Contributions To The Study Of Mind: Past’)”
So this weekend I started Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings, which is absolutely just so much fun to read during a break! Really! SO MUCH FUN! No, actually this… Read more “Reading: Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings by Dirk Geeraerts, Chapter 1”