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LINGUIST List 22.775

Tue Feb 15 2011

Books: Cog Sci/Psycholing/Socioling: Bohnemeyer, Pederson (Eds)

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        1.     Joyce Reid , Event Representation in Language and Cognition: Bohnemeyer, Pederson (Eds)

Message 1: Event Representation in Language and Cognition: Bohnemeyer, Pederson (Eds)
Date: 09-Feb-2011
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcambridge.org>
Subject: Event Representation in Language and Cognition: Bohnemeyer, Pederson (Eds)
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Title: Event Representation in Language and Cognition
Series Title: Language Culture and Cognition 11
Published: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
                http://us.cambridge.org

Editor: Jürgen Bohnemeyer
Editor: Eric Pederson
Hardback: ISBN: 9780521898348 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 55.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780521898348 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 95.00
Abstract:

Event Representation in Language and Cognition examines new research into
how the mind deals with the experience of events. Empirical research into
the cognitive processes involved when people view events and talk about
them is still a young field. The chapters by leading experts draw on data
from the description of events in spoken and signed languages, first and
second language acquisition, co-speech gesture and eye movements during
language production, and from non-linguistic categorization and other
tasks. The book highlights newly found evidence for how perception,
thought, and language constrain each other in the experience of events. It
will be of particular interest to linguists, psychologists, and
philosophers, as well as to anyone interested in the representation and
processing of events.

Table of Contents

1. On representing events.
Eric Pederson and Jürgen Bohnemeyer;
2. Event representation in serial verb constructions.
Andrew Pawley;
3. The macro-event property: the segmentation of causal chains.
Jürgen Bohnemeyer, Nick Enfield, James Essegbey and Sotaro Kita;
4. Event representation, time event relations and clause structure: a cross
linguistic study of English and German.
Mary Carroll and Christiane von Stutterheim;
5. Event representations in signed languages.
Aslı Özyürek and Pamela Perniss;
6. Linguistic and non-linguistic categorization of complex motion events.
Jeff Loucks and Eric Pederson;
7. Putting things in places: developmental consequences of linguistic
typology.
Dan I. Slobin, Melissa Bowerman, Penelope Brown, Sonja Eisenbeiß and
Bhuvana Narasimhan;
8. Language-specific encoding of placement events in gestures.
Marianne Gullberg;
9. Visual encoding of coherent and non-coherent scenes.
Christian Dobel, Reinhild Glanemann, Helene Kreysa, Pienie Zwitserlood and
Sonja Eisenbeiß;
10. Talking about events.
Barbara Tversky, Jeffrey M. Zacks, Julie Bauer Morrison and Bridgette
Martin Hard;
11. Absent causes, present effects: how omissions cause events.
Phillip Wolff, Matthew Hausknecht and Kevin Holmes.


Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Language Acquisition
                            Psycholinguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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