Description - Functional Features in Language and Space by Laura Carlson
The notions of "function", "feature" and "functional feature" are associated with relatively new developments and insights in several areas of cognition. This book brings together different definitions, insights and research related to defining these notions from such diverse areas as language, perception, categorization and development. Each of the contributors in this book explicitly defines the notion of "function", "feature" or "functional feature" within his or her own theoretical framework, presents research in which such a notion plays a pivotal role, and discusses the contribution of functional features in relation to his or her insights in a particular area of cognition. As such, this book not only presents new developments devoted to defining "function", "feature" and "functional feature" in several sub-disciplines of cognitive science, but also offers a focused account of how these notions operate within the cognitive interface linking language and spatial representation.
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Author Biography - Laura Carlson
Laura Carlson is Associate Professor in Psychology at the University of Notre Dame. Her publications include journal articles published in Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human, Perception and Performance,Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition and Journal of Memory and Language.
Emile van der Zee is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Lincoln. His publications include Cognitive Interfaces: Constraints on Linking Cognitive Information (2000, with Urpo Nikanne), and Representing Direction in Language and Space (2003, with Jon Slack) both published by Oxford University Press.