A double dissociation between linguistic and perceptual representations of spatial relationships.

  title={A double dissociation between linguistic and perceptual representations of spatial relationships.},
  author={David Kemmerer and Daniel Tranel},
  journal={Cognitive neuropsychology},
  volume={17 5},
This paper explores from a neuropsychological perspective the relation between the meanings of English locative prepositions (e.g., in, on, above, below) and the kinds of representations that are used for many visuospatial processes such as recognising, drawing, and constructing spatially complex objects. One possibility that has been proposed by some psycholinguists is that the meanings of prepositions are the same as the representations used in these other processes. An alternative… CONTINUE READING

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