The cognitive psychological reality of image schemas and their transformations

@inproceedings{Gibbs1995TheCP,
  title={The cognitive psychological reality of image schemas and their transformations},
  author={Raymond W. Gibbs and Herbert L. Colston},
  year={1995}
}
One of the important theoretical ideas in cognitive semantics is t hat image Schemas and their transformations provide pari of the foundation for ihought, reasoning, and Imagination. Image Schemas are different patterns of recurring bodily experiences that emerge throughout sensorimotor activity andfrom our perceptual understanding ofactions andevents in the world. Our aim in this paper is to discuss some of the empirical evidence from psycholinguistics, cognitive psychology, and developmental… 

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