[Neuroscience] Receive LANGUAGE & COGNITION free of charge

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The first volume of the new journal LANGUAGE AND COGNITION appears this
year.  As a special offer the entire first volume (two issues) is
offered as a downloadable e-file free of charge, and is available to
all.  To take advantage register to receive your free copy now!  Full
details of how to register can be found on the journal website:

Table of contents for volumes 1 and 2, is available below.

LANGUAGE AND COGNITION is a venue for the publication of high quality
peer-reviewed research of a theoretical and/or empirical/experimental
nature, focussing on the interface between language and cognition.  The
journal publishes research from the full range of subject disciplines,
theoretical backgrounds, and analytical frameworks that populate the
language and cognitive sciences, on a wide range of topics.  Research
published in the journal typically adopted an interdisciplinary,
comparative, multi-methodological approach to the study of language and
cognition and their intersection.  The journal is edited by Daniel
Casasanto, Seana Coulson, Vyvyan Evans, David Kemmerer, Laura Michaelis
and Chris Sinha.

The journal is open to contributions from any theoretical perspective
and methodological approach which bears on the scientific study of
language and its relationship with cognition.  In particular it
publishes both theoretical and empirical research.  Submission details
can be found on the journal website: www.languageandcognition.net

VOLUME 1 (2009)
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
Univeristy Press).  Reviewed by Daniel Casasanto

Issue 2
Pronunciation reflects syntactic probabilities: Evidence from
spontaneous speech. Hal Tily (Stanford University), Susanne Gahl
(University of California, Berkeley), Inbal Arnon, Neal Snider, Anubha
Kothari, and Joan Bresnan (Stanford University)

Causer subjects 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 (Indiana University) and Michael
Gasser (Indiana University)

Toward a theory of word meaning. Gabriella Vigliocco, Lotte Meteyard and
Mark Andrews (University College London)

The sensory-motor theory of semantics: A functional imaging perspective.
Uta Noppeney  (MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen)

Ronald Langacker.  2008.  Cognitive Grammar: A basic introduction.
(Oxford University Press).  Reviewed by Vyvyan Evans

Giacomo Rizzolatti and Corrado Sinigagalia.  Mirrors in the brain: How
our minds share actions and emotions.  2008.  (Oxford University Press).
  Reviewed by David Kemmerer.

VOLUME 2 (2010)
Issue 1
Adaptive cognition without massive modularity: The context-sensitivity
of language use.  Raymond W. Gibbs (University of California, Santa
Cruz) and Guy Van Orden (University of Cincinnati)

Spatial foundations of the conceptual system.  Jean Mandler (University
California, San Diego and University College London)

Metaphor: Old words, new concepts, imagined worlds.  Robyn Carston
(University College London)

Language Development and Linguistic Relativity.  John A. Lucy
(University of Chicago)

Construction Learning. Adele Goldberg (Princeton University)

Space and Language: some neural considerations.  Anjan Chatterjee
(University of Pennsylvania)

Issue 2
Abstract motion is no longer abstract.  Teenie Matlock  (University
California, Merced)

When gesture does and doesn't promote learning.  Susan Goldin-Meadow
(University of Chicago)

Discourse Space Theory. Paul Chilton  (Lancaster University)

Relational language supports relational cognition.  Dedre Gentner
(Northwestern University)

Talking about quantities in space.  Kenny Coventry  (Northumbria University)

Making sense of language: Insights from cognitive science research.  Jos
van Berkum (MPI for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen)

Précis of The Genesis of Grammar.  Bernd Heine (University of Cologne)
and Tania Kuteva (Heinrich Heine University)

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