Download Cognitive Interfaces: Constraints on Linking Cognitive by Emile van de Zee, Urpo Nikanne PDF

By Emile van de Zee, Urpo Nikanne

This ebook brings new views to undergo at the structure of the brain and the connection among language and cognition. It considers how details is associated within the brain among diversified cognitive and expressive degrees - in order that humans can, for instance, discuss what they see and act upon what they listen - and the way those linkages are and wish to be restricted. The e-book is anxious specifically with the notion and illustration of spatial constitution. The authors, all psychologists and linguists, express that insights will be won from the joint deployment of theoretical linguistic and experimental mental study and the worth of a multi-disciplinary method of the research of brain, mind, and language.

Show description

Read or Download Cognitive Interfaces: Constraints on Linking Cognitive Information (Oxford Linguistics) PDF

Best cognitive books

A Place for Consciousness: Probing the Deep Structure of the Natural World

Rosenberg spends the 1st a part of his e-book arguing opposed to some of the flavors of reductive materialism and functionalism, and for a kind of Whiteheadian type of panpsychism. He is going directly to make a few claims concerning the varieties of homes we might anticipate of proto-consciousness on the lowest degrees.

Advances in Cognitive Science, Volume 2

This can be the second one quantity of top of the range papers at the present demanding situations within the box of cognitive technology, linking it to varied interfacing disciplines like psychology, neuroscience, laptop technological know-how, linguistics, and philosophy. The papers will be classified into the 4 vital domain names of studying and reminiscence, conception and a spotlight, Time conception and Language, Cognition and improvement.

Intelligence and technology: the impact of tools on the nature and development of human abilities

During this quantity, Robert J. Sternberg and David D. Preiss collect diverse views on knowing the influence of varied applied sciences on human talents, advantage, and services. The inclusive diversity of old, comparative, sociocultural, cognitive, academic, industrial/organizational, and human elements techniques will stimulate foreign multi-disciplinary dialogue.

Extra info for Cognitive Interfaces: Constraints on Linking Cognitive Information (Oxford Linguistics)

Example text

Essentially, this system works as is assumed in (). Lexical entities (more precisely, bundles of phonological, grammatical, and semantic features) are selected from the mental lexicon and merged into a phrase structure (the V-domain). This structure is expanded into the I-domain by merging functional projections that attract the elements of the V-domain; the dual input from the lexicon and from the V-domain is indicated in (). Finally, the I-domain is expanded into the C-domain, once again by dual input, this time from the I-domain and the lexicon.

See also Hornstein (). Multiple Interfaces  model like () but easy to account for in ().  contains a concluding discussion. 2. The Interfaces to the Systems of Thought Like LF in (), TF, GF, and DF in () are syntactic structures that constitute interfaces between the I-language and various systems of thought. Consider first TF. At this interface, the structural information available in the V-domain is exchanged with semantic information that can be formulated in (something close to) predicate logic, or maybe represented as an image schema (see Langacker ) or a conceptual structure à la Jackendoff ().

Consider now the implications of these observations for the interfaces. e. the interface GF in (), the systems of thought need to read off the hierarchical structure of the I-domain, which immediately provides the information relevant at this interface. For the V-domain, the TF interface in () only partially functions in the same way: the interpreting systems must be able to determine which argument is the internal one and which the external one. The additional elements of the V-domain may come in any order, theoretically, which suggests that there is no underlying universal hierarchy.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.73 of 5 – based on 5 votes