Words and the Mind

Words and the Mind

How Words Capture Human Experience

eBook - 2010
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The study of word meanings promises important insights into the nature of the human mind by revealing what people find to be most cognitively significant in their experience. Here, the authors present evidence on topics as diverse as spatial relations, events, emotion terms, motion events, objects, body-part terms, and more.
Publisher: Oxford New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780199718641
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 344 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.)
Additional Contributors: Wolff, Phillip M.
Malt, Barbara C.


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