From Molecule to Metaphor - A Neural Theory of Language

  title={From Molecule to Metaphor - A Neural Theory of Language},
  author={J. Feldman},
In From Molecule to Metaphor, Jerome Feldman proposes a theory of language and thought that treats language not as an abstract symbol system but as a human biological ability that can be studied as a function of the brain, as vision and motor control are studied. This theory, he writes, is a "bridging theory" that works from extensive knowledge at two ends of a causal chain to explicate the links between. Although the cognitive sciences are revealing much about how our brains produce language… 

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