In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
Quantitative Methods in Cognitive Semantics: Corpus-Driven Approaches
In line with the increasing use of empirical methods in Cognitive Linguistics, the
current volume explores the uses of quantitative, in particular corpus-driven,
techniques for the study of meaning. It shows how these techniques contribute
to the core theoretical issues of Cognitive Semantics as well as how they inform
semantic analysis. The research presented in the volume constitutes an
important step towards an Empirical Cognitive Semantics.