Interaction between language and vision: it's momentary, abstract, and it develops.

@article{Dessalegn2013InteractionBL,
  title={Interaction between language and vision: it's momentary, abstract, and it develops.},
  author={Banchiamlack G Dessalegn and Barbara Landau},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2013},
  volume={127 3},
  pages={331-44}
}
In this paper, we present a case study that explores the nature and development of the mechanisms by which language interacts with and influences our ability to represent and retain information from one of our most important non-linguistic systems - vision. In previous work (Dessalegn & Landau, 2008), we showed that 4 year-olds remembered conjunctions of visual features better when the visual target was accompanied by a sentence containing an asymmetric spatial predicate (e.g., the yellow is to… CONTINUE READING