L&C Volume 1

Volume 1 (2009)

Issue 2

Syntactic probabilities affect pronunciation variation in spontaneous speech

Harry Tily (Stanford University), Susanne Gahl (University of California, Berkeley), Inbal Arnon, Neal Snider, Anubha Kothari, and Joan Bresnan (Stanford University)

Causers in English, Korean and Chinese and the individuation of events.

Phillip Wolff, Ga-hyun Jeon, and Yu Li (Emory University)

Correlation versus prediction in children's word learning: cross-linguistic evidence and simulations.

Eliana Colunga (University of Colorado at Boulder), Linda B. Smith, and Michael Gasser (Indiana University)

Toward a theory of semantic representation.

Gabriella Vigliocco, Lotte Meteyard, Mark Andrews, and Stavroula Kousta (University College London)

The sensory-motor theory of semantics: evidence from functional imaging.

Uta Noppeney (MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen)


Ronald Langacker. 2008. Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction. Oxford University Press.

Reviewed by Vyvyan Evans

Giacomo Rizzolatti and Corrado Sinigagalia. 2008. Mirrors in the Brain: How our Minds Share Actions and Emotions. Oxford University Press.

Reviewed by David Kemmerer


Issue 1

How do infants build a semantic system?

Suzy J. Styles and Kim Plunkett (University of Oxford)

The cognitive poetics of literary resonance.

Peter Stockwell (University of Nottingham)

Action in cognition: the case of language.

Lawrence J. Taylor and Rolf A. Zwaan  (Erasmus University of Rotterdam)

Prototype constructions in early language acquisition.

Paul Ibbotson (University of Manchester) and Michael Tomasello (MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig)

The enactment of language: decades of interactions between linguistic and motor processes. 

Sarah E. Anderson (Cornell University) and Michael J. Spivey (University of California, Merced)

Episodic affordances contribute to language comprehension.

Arthur M. Glenberg  (Arizona State Universtiy), Raymond Becker (Wilfrid Laurier University), Susann Klötzer, Lidia Kolanko, Silvana Müller (Dresden University of Technology), and Mike Rinck (Radboud University Nijmegen)

Daniel D. Hutto.  2008. Folk Psychological Narratives: The Sociocultural Basis of Understanding Reasons (MIT Press). 

Reviewed by Chris Sinha

Aniruddh Patel.  2008.  Music, Language, and the Brain  (Oxford Universty Press). 

Reviewed by Daniel Casasanto