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LINGUIST List 19.1234

Fri Apr 11 2008

Books: Cognitive Science/Psycholing/Discourse Analysis: Holšánová

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Discourse, Vision, and Cognition: Holšánová


Message 1: Discourse, Vision, and Cognition: Holšánová
Date: 10-Apr-2008
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Discourse, Vision, and Cognition: Holšánová
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Title: Discourse, Vision, and Cognition
Series Title: Human Cognitive Processing 23
Published: 2008
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=HCP%2023

Author: Jana Holšánová
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223777 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223777 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 142.00
Abstract:

While there is a growing body of psycholinguistic experimental research on
mappings between language and vision on a word and sentence level, there
are almost no studies on how speakers perceive, conceptualise and
spontaneously describe a complex visual scene on higher levels of
discourse. This book explores the relationship between language, eye
movements and cognition, and brings together discourse analysis with
cognitively oriented behavioral research. Based on the analysis of data
drawn from spoken descriptive discourse, spontaneous conversation, and
experimental investigations, this work offers a comprehensive picture of
the dynamic natures of language, vision and mental imagery. Verbal and
visual data, synchronised and correlated by means of a multimodal scoring
method, are used as two windows to the mind to show how language and
vision, in concert, can elucidate covert mental processes.

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Discourse Analysis
                            Psycholinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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