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Title Language, cognition and space : the state of the art and new directions / edited by Vyvyan Evans and Paul Chilton.
Imprint London ; Oakville : Equinox Pub., ©2010.

Series Advances in cognitive linguistics
Advances in cognitive linguistics.
Subject Cognitive grammar.
Space perception.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Alt Name Evans, Vyvyan.
Chilton, Paul A. (Paul Anthony)
Description 1 online resource (519 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The perceptual basis of spatial representation / Vyvyan Evans -- Language and space : momentary interactions / Barbara Landau, Banchiamlack Dessalegn, and Ariel Micah Goldberg -- Language and inner space / Benjamin Bergen, Carl Polley and Kathryn Wheeler -- Inside in and on : typological and psycholinguistic perspectives / Michele I. Feist -- Parsing space around objects / Laura Carlson -- A neuroscientific perspective on the linguistic encoding of categorical spatial relations / David Kemmerer -- Genesis of spatial terms / Claude Vandeloise -- Forceful prepositions / Joost Zwarts -- From the spatial to the non-spatial : the 'state' lexical concepts of in, on and at / Vyvyan Evans -- Static topological relations in Basque / Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano -- Taking the principled polysemy model of spatial particles beyond English : the case of Russian za / Darya Shakhova and Andrea Tyler -- Frames of reference, effects of motion, and lexical meanings of Japanese front/back terms / Kazuko Shinohara and Yoshihiro Matsunaka -- How spoken language and signed language structure space differently / Leonard Talmy -- Geometric and image-schematic patterns in gesture space / Irene Mittelberg -- Translocation, language and the categorization of experience / Jordan Zlatev, Johan Blomberg and Caroline David -- Motion : a conceptual typology / Stéphanie Pourcel -- Space for thinking / Daniel Casasanto -- Temporal frames of reference / Jörg Zinken -- From mind to grammar : coordinate systems, prepositions, constructions / Paul Chilton.
Summary Language, Cognition and Space brings together nineteen articles from leading scholars who investigate the relationship between spatial cognition and spatial language. This volume represents the state of the art in terms of language and space research and points to new directions in terms of findings, theory, and practice.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1845535030 (electronic bk.)
9781845535032 (electronic bk.)
9781845532529 (hb)
184553252X (hb)
9781845535018 (pb)
1845535014 (pb)
OCLC # 904232863
Additional Format Print version: Language, cognition and space. London ; Oakville : Equinox Pub., ©2010 9781845532529 184553252X (DLC) 2008054445