10.667, Books: Neurocognitive Linguistics

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Subject: 10.667, Books: Neurocognitive Linguistics

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Date:  Sun, 02 May 1999 21:54:16 -0400
From:  Paul Peranteau <paul at benjamins.com>
Subject:  Neurocognitive Linguistics

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Date:  Sun, 02 May 1999 21:54:16 -0400
From:  Paul Peranteau <paul at benjamins.com>
Subject:  Neurocognitive Linguistics


John Benjamins Publishing announces the publication of the following work:

Pathways of the Brain.
The neurocognitive basis of language.
Sydney M. LAMB
Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 170
US & Canada: 1 55619 886 8 / USD 95.00 (Hardcover) 1 55619 888 4 / USD
34.95 (Paperback)
Rest of world: 90 272 3675 5 / NLG 190.00 (Hardcover) 90 272 3677 1 /
NLG 70.00 (Paperback)


The brain is the organ of knowledge and organizer of our abilities,
our means of recognizing a face in a crowd, of conversing about
anything we experience or imagine, of forming thoughts and developing
ideas, of instantly understanding words coming rapidly in
conversation. How does it manage all this? Does it represent
information in symbols or in the connectivity of a vast network?
Pathways of the Brain builds a theory to answer such questions.  Using
a top-down modeling strategy, it charts relationships among words and
other products of the brain's linguistic system to reveal properties
of that system. Going beyond earlier linguistics, it sets three
plausibility requirements for a valid neurocognitive theory:
operational, developmental, and neurological: It must show how the
linguistic system can operate for speaking and understanding, how it
can be learned by children, and how it is implemented in neural
structures. Unlike theories that leave linguistics isolated from
science, it builds a bridge to biology.  Of interest to
anthropologists, linguists, neurologists, neuroscientists,
philosophers, psychologists, and any thoughtful person interested in
language or the brain.  The author is Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor
Emeritus of Linguistics and Cognitive Sciences.



John Benjamins Publishing Co.
P O Box 27519
Philadelphia PA 19118-0519

Ph: 215 836-1200
Fax: 215 836-1204
Website: http://www.benjamins.com


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