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Author Feldman, Jerome A.

Title From molecule to metaphor : a neural theory of language / Jerome A. Feldman
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 357 pages) : illustrations
Series Bradford book.
Contents 1. The mystery of embodied language -- 2. The information processing perspective -- 3. Computational models -- 4. Neurons and other cells -- 5. The society of neurons -- 6. Nature and nurture -- 7. Connections in the mind -- 8. Embodied concepts and their words -- 9. The computational bridge -- 10. First words -- 11. Conceptual schemas and cultural frames -- 12. Learning spatial relation words -- 13. Embodied knowledge of actions -- 14. Learning action words -- 15. Conceptual systems -- 16. Metaphors and meaning -- 17. Understanding as simulation -- 18. The structure of action and events -- 19. Belief and inference -- 20. Understanding news stories -- 21. Combining forms--grammar -- 22. The language wars -- 23. Combining meanings--embodied construction grammar -- 24. Embodied language understanding -- 25. Learning constructions -- 26. Remaining mysteries -- 27. All together now
Notes "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-352) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Cognitive science.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Neurobiology.
Psycholinguistics.
Brain -- physiology.
Cognition.
Comprehension.
Language.
Philosophy.
Psycholinguistics.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005058045
ISBN 0262062534 (hbk.)
0262272547 (electronic bk.)
1429477296 (electronic bk.)
9780262062534 (hbk.)
9780262272544 (electronic bk.)
9781429477291 (electronic bk.)