Language and space: some interactions.

  title={Language and space: some interactions.},
  author={Anjan Chatterjee},
  journal={Trends in cognitive sciences},
  volume={5 2},
Is language linked to mental representations of space? There are several reasons to think that language and space might be separated in our cognitive systems, but they nevertheless interact in important ways. These interactions are evident in language viewed as a means of communication and in language considered a form of representation. In communication, spatial factors may be explicit in language itself, such as the spatial-gestural system of American Sign Language. Even the act of conversing… CONTINUE READING

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