Memory Mind And Language

Author: Hans Götzsche
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Pub
ISBN: 9781443816397
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Memory Mind And Language from the Author: Hans Götzsche. Memory, Mind and Language celebrates the 30th anniversary of the The Nordic Association of Linguists (NAL) and the main contribution is the history of those first 30 years. The book is also an overview of trends and basic problems in linguistics in the first decennium of the 21st century. It takes up a number of topics in the field, among them the question of synchrony vs. diachrony in the language sciences, and issues of how to investigate the relationship between language, brain and mind. The book proposes some preliminary solutions to that problem, and, most significantly, it touches on both general and specific issues in theory and analysis, e.g. 'adverbs in English and Norwegian,' 'verb semantics,' 'pronouns in Estonian,' 'morphology and neurolinguistics,' 'word order and morphology,' 'the nature and use of prepotions' and 'speech acts.' The contributing scholars come from a variety of traditions in linguistics, a fact that shows the broadness of the content.

Mind Control Language Patterns

Author: Dantalion Jones
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0615246656
Size: 35.19 MB
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Mind Control Language Patterns from the Author: Dantalion Jones. Mind Control Language Patterns are spoken phrases that can act as ""triggers"" to the people who hear them. In short, they influence and control how we respond and cause us to be influenced to do things without our knowing. These language patterns are not fantasies but are based on documented uses that come from, psychology, hypnosis, Neuro Linguistic Programming and studies of human behavior. Mind Control Language Patterns can be used to help and hurt. One can use Mind Control Language Patterns to create positive and lasting change in people, as well as feelings of trust, love and affections. They can also be used to induce amnesia, fear, insecurity and doubt. These types of patterns are what we call ""dark"" pattern.

Introducing Language And Cognition

Author: Mike Sharwood Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316889394
Size: 40.26 MB
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Introducing Language And Cognition from the Author: Mike Sharwood Smith. In this accessible introduction, Mike Sharwood Smith provides a working model or 'map' of the mind, with language as its centrepiece. Drawing on cutting-edge research across linguistics, psychology and neuroscience, it allows students to quickly grasp how each separate aspect of the mind's operations can be related. This 'big picture' view includes the way the mind makes, stores and loses memories of all kinds as well how its various 'expert systems' combine and collaborate to solve, typically beyond our conscious awareness, the myriad of tasks we are faced with every minute and millisecond of our existence. The book also focuses on language, that is, the mind of monolingual, bilingual and multilingual speakers. It will be of interest to all students wishing to learn more about the complex relationship between language - one of the most important ways in which we define ourselves as human - and the mind.

Mind Language And Action

Author: Danièle Moyal-Sharrock
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110387387
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Mind Language And Action from the Author: Danièle Moyal-Sharrock. The volume takes on the much-needed task of describing and explaining the nature of the relations and interactions between mind, language and action in defining mentality. Papers by renowned philosophers unravel what is increasingly acknowledged to be the enacted nature of the mind, memory and language-acquisition, whilst also calling attention to Wittgenstein's contribution. The volume offers unprecedented insight, clarity, scope, and currency.

The Language Of Memory In A Crosslinguistic Perspective

Author: Mengistu Amberber
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027291799
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The Language Of Memory In A Crosslinguistic Perspective from the Author: Mengistu Amberber. This book offers, for the first time, a detailed comparative study of how speakers of different languages express memory concepts. While there is a robust body of psycholinguistic research that bears on how memory and language are related, there is no comparative study of how speakers themselves conceptualize memory as reflected in their use of language to talk about memory. This book addresses a key question: how do speakers of different languages talk about the experience of having prior experiences coming to mind (‚Äėremembering‚Äô) or failing to come to mind (‚Äėforgetting‚Äô)? A complex array of answers is provided through detailed grammatical and semantic investigation of different languages, including English, German, Polish, Russian and also a number of non-Indo-European languages, Amharic, Cree, Dalabon, Korean, and Mandarin. In addition, the book calls for a broader interdisciplinary engagement by urging that cognitive semantics be integrated with other sciences of memory.

Language In Cognitive Development

Author: Katherine Nelson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521629874
Size: 60.63 MB
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Language In Cognitive Development from the Author: Katherine Nelson. This book highlights a transition from the study of language and cognition to that of language in cognition. It presents an integrative theory of cognitive development, emphasizing the important role that language plays in taking the two to five year old child to new levels of cognitive operations in memory, forming concepts, categories, processing narratives, and understanding other people's intentions. The author considers biological evolution the source of both language and culture, but she argues that qualitatively different modes of thinking and knowing emerge therefrom.

Yoga And Psychology

Author: Harold Coward
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791454992
Size: 77.46 MB
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Yoga And Psychology from the Author: Harold Coward. Explores the influence of yoga in the seminal Indian philosophy of Bhartrhari and in the Western psychology of Freud, Jung, and the transpersonalists, providing unique insights into the differences between Eastern and Western concepts of human nature.

The Recursive Mind

Author: Michael C. Corballis
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400851491
Size: 42.73 MB
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The Recursive Mind from the Author: Michael C. Corballis. The Recursive Mind challenges the commonly held notion that language is what makes us uniquely human. In this compelling book, Michael Corballis argues that what distinguishes us in the animal kingdom is our capacity for recursion: the ability to embed our thoughts within other thoughts. "I think, therefore I am," is an example of recursive thought, because the thinker has inserted himself into his thought. Recursion enables us to conceive of our own minds and the minds of others. It also gives us the power of mental "time travel"--the ability to insert past experiences, or imagined future ones, into present consciousness. Drawing on neuroscience, psychology, animal behavior, anthropology, and archaeology, Corballis demonstrates how these recursive structures led to the emergence of language and speech, which ultimately enabled us to share our thoughts, plan with others, and reshape our environment to better reflect our creative imaginations. He shows how the recursive mind was critical to survival in the harsh conditions of the Pleistocene epoch, and how it evolved to foster social cohesion. He traces how language itself adapted to recursive thinking, first through manual gestures, then later, with the emergence of Homo sapiens, vocally. Toolmaking and manufacture arose, and the application of recursive principles to these activities in turn led to the complexities of human civilization, the extinction of fellow large-brained hominins like the Neandertals, and our species' supremacy over the physical world. Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.

A Mind For Language

Author: Harry Van Der Hulst
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780757518294
Size: 44.52 MB
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A Mind For Language from the Author: Harry Van Der Hulst.