L&C Volume 4

Volume 4 (2012)

Issue 4 - Special Issue: New perspectives on duality of patterning

New perspectives on duality of patterning: Introduction to the special issue.

Bart de Boer, Wendy Sandler, and Simon Kirby

What is duality of patterning, anyway?

Robert D. Ladd

Duality of patterning: Absolute universal or statistical tendency?

Juliette Blevins

The emergence of duality of patterning: Insights from the laboratory.

Gareth Roberts & Bruno Galantucci

Lexical contrast maintenance and the organization of sublexical contrast systems.

Andrew Wedel

The origins of duality of patterning in artificial whistled languages.

Tessa Verhoef

The emergence of duality of patterning through iterated learning: Precursors to phonology in a visual lexicon.

Alex Del Gludice


Issue 3

What do we know when we claim to know nothing? Partial knowledge of word meanings may be ontological, but not hierarchical.

Jeannette M. Stein and Wendelyn J. Shore

Grammatical constraints and verb-framed languages: The case of Italian.

Filippo-Enrico Cardini

Elicited imitation as a measure of morphemic accuracy: Evidence from L2 Spanish.

Donna E. West

Speaking of shape: The effects of language-specific encoding on semantic representations.

Pamela Perniss, David Vinson, Frank Seifart and Gabriella Vigliocco 


Farzad Sharifian, 2011. Cultural conceptualisations and language: Theoretical framework and applications.

Reviewed by Alexandra Bagasheva


Issue 2

Knowing ‘who she is' based on ‘where she is': The effect of co-speech gesture on pronoun comprehension.

Whitney Goodrich Smith and Carla L. Hudson Kam

An embodied semantic processing effect on eye gaze during sentence reading.

Catherine I. Phillips, Christopher R. Sears, and Penny M. Pexman

The source and magnitude of sound-symbolic biases in processing artificial word material and their implications for language learning and transmission.

Alan Nielsen and Drew Rendall


Kelly S. Mix, Linda B. Smith and Michael Gasser (eds.), 2010. The spatial foundations of language and cognition.

Reviewed by Michael Pleyer

Thomas W. Schubert and Anne Maass (eds.) 2011. Spatial dimensions of social thought.

Reviewed by Daniël Lakens


Issue 1

Language comprehenders represent object distance both visually and auditorily.

Bodo Winter and Benjamin Bergen

Gesturing integrates top-down and bottom-up information: Joint effects of speakers' expectations and addressees' feedback.

Anna K. Kuhlen, Alexia Galati and Susan E. Brennan

Control and dominion: Factivity and mood choice in Spanish.

Rainer Vesterinen


Gün R. Semin and Gerald Echterhoff (eds.), 2011. Grounding sociality: Neurons, mind and culture.

Reviewed by Paul Ibbotson

John Leavitt, 2011. Linguistic relativities: Language diversity and modern thought.

Reviewed by Johan Blomberg