Language as a mental travel guide.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Gilead et al.'s approach to human cognition places abstraction and prediction at the heart of "mental travel" under a "representational diversity" perspective that embraces foundational concepts in cognitive science. But, it gives insufficient credit to the possibility that the process of abstraction produces a gradient, and underestimates the importance of a highly influential domain in predictive cognition: language, and related, the emergence of experientially based structure through time.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Davis, CP; Altmann, GTM; Yee, E

Published Date

  • June 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 /

Start / End Page

  • e125 -

PubMed ID

  • 32645792

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1469-1825

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0140-525X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/s0140525x19003182


  • eng