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Cognitive Processes in Language

by Krzysztof Kosecki (Author) Janusz Badio (Author) Krzysztof Kosecki (Volume editor) Janusz Badio (Volume editor)
©2012 Edited Collection 268 Pages
Series: Lodz Studies in Language, Volume 25

Summary

This book contains discussions of a broad range of issues of the relation between language and cognition, inspired mainly by recent developments in Cognitive Linguistics. The individual texts discuss, from various perspectives, conceptual strategies, verbal memory, syntax, semantics, linguistic segmentation, non-verbal communication, linguistic categorization, language learning, speech disorders, as well as applications of Cognitive Linguistics to the study of literature. The volume is a fresh contribution to the growing body of research in Cognitive Linguistics and the study of various cognitive processes in language.

Details

Pages
268
Year
2012
ISBN (PDF)
9783653045628
ISBN (Hardcover)
9783631618400
DOI
10.3726/978-3-653-04562-8
Language
English
Publication date
2014 (March)
Keywords
non-verbal communication speech disorders memory Lakoff George Langacker Ronald conceptual system
Published
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien, 2012. 268 pp., num. fig., tables and graphs

Biographical notes

Krzysztof Kosecki (Author) Janusz Badio (Author) Krzysztof Kosecki (Volume editor) Janusz Badio (Volume editor)

Krzysztof Kosecki is an Associate Professor in the Chair of English and General Linguistics, University of Łódź, Poland. He is the author of On the Part-Whole Configuration and Multiple Construals of Salience within a Simple Lexeme (2005), Language, Time, and Biology: A Cognitive Perspective (2008), and editor of Perspectives on Metonymy (2007), published by Peter Lang. His research concentrates on theories of metaphor and metonymy, ethnic stereotypes, theory of translation, the language of legal texts, and cognitive aspects of signed languages. Janusz Badio teaches English and linguistics in the Department of English, University of Łódź, Poland. His scholarly interests focus on cognitive grammar, production and processing of speech, and experimental methods in language research. He has participated in numerous conferences and published papers in Polish and foreign linguistic magazines. His current project concerns construal and linguistic coding of EFL narratives.

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