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Language and bilingual cognition / edited by Vivian Cook and Benedetta Bassetti.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
New York, NY ; Hove : Psychology Press, c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 591 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
  • Part A. Language and cognition
  • 1 Relating language and cognition : the speaker of one language
  • 2 How does language affect thought?
  • 3 Language and cognition : the view from anthropology
  • 4 Language and cognition : the view from cognitive linguistics
  • 5 Interactive influences of language and cognition
  • 6 Tools for thinking
  • Part B. Bilingual cognition
  • 7 Relating language and cognition : the second language user
  • 8 Bilingualism and cognition : the perspective from semantics
  • 9 Advances in the study of bilingualism : a personal view
  • 10 Bilingual worlds
  • 11 Color and bilingual cognition
  • 12 Spatial language and second language acquisition
  • 13 Perception of motion by Polish-English bilinguals
  • 14 Expressing voluntary motion in a second language : English learners of French
  • 15 Chinese-English bilinguals' sensitivity to the temporal phase of an action event is related to the extent of their experience with English
  • 16 The grammatical and conceptual gender of animals in second language users
  • 17 The interpretation of emblematic gestures in second language users of Italian
  • 18 Yo no lo tiré, se cayó solito, 'I did not throw it, it just fell down' : interpreting and recounting accidental events in Spanish and English
  • 19 Theory of Mind and bilingual cognition
  • 20 Bilingualism and the impact of emotion : the role of experience, memory, and sociolinguistic factors
  • 21 Emotions in bilingual life narratives
  • Part C. Applications and implications of bilingual cognition research
  • 22 Linguistic relativity and language teaching
  • 23 Translation and bilingual cognition
  • 24 Culture and cognition in the study of intercultural communication
  • 25 Advertising to the buy-lingual consumer
  • Epilogue : Bilinguals save the world.
Summary:
Focusing on bilinguals, this text provides a state-of-the-art overview of the relationship between language and cognition.
Contributor:
Cook, Vivian, 1940-
Bassetti, Benedetta.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781848729247
1848729243

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