ITTM016 Език, мислене, култура


This course addresses the major research questions and empirical findings on the relationship between language, culture, and cognitive processes.

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Технологии в писмения и устния превод


доц. Елена Андонова  д-р

Описание на курса:


Students who complete this course:

1) will know:

Demonstrate a critical understanding of the published literature and current debates in the areas;

2) will be able to:

Demonstrate research skills, including formulating and pursuing research questions about relevant research topics of interest.

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Учебни форми:

Език, на който се води курса:

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

Литература по темите:

• Barner, D., Li, P., & Snedeker, J. (2010). Words as Windows to Thought The Case of Object Representation. Current directions in psychological science, 19(3), 195-200.

• Barrett, L. F., Lindquist, K. A., & Gendron, M. (2007). Language as context for the perception of emotion. Trends in cognitive sciences, 11(8), 327-332.

• Boroditsky, L., Fuhrman, O., & McCormick, K. (2011). Do English and Mandarin speakers think about time differently?. Cognition, 118(1), 123-129.

• Geeraerts, D. (Ed.). (2006). Cognitive linguistics: basic readings. Walter de Gruyter.

• Glaz, A. (2017). Worldview as cultural cognition. Language, Mind, Culture, and Society, 1(1), 34-53.

• Imai, M., Kanero, J., & Masuda, T. (2016). The relation between language, culture, and thought. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 70-77.

• Lakoff, G., & Johnson, M. (2008). Metaphors we live by. University of Chicago press.

• Landau, M. J., Meier, B. P., & Keefer, L. A. (2010). A metaphor-enriched social cognition. Psychological bulletin, 136(6), 1045.

• Lindquist, K. A., Barrett, L. F., Bliss-Moreau, E., & Russell, J. A. (2006). Language and the perception of emotion. Emotion, 6(1), 125.

• Majid, A., Bowerman, M., Kita, S., Haun, D., & Levinson, S. C. (2004). Can language restructure cognition? The case for space. Trends in cognitive sciences, 8(3), 108-114.

• Malt, B.C., & Wolff, P. (Eds.). (2010). Words and the Mind. How Words Capture Human Experience. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

• Roberson, D., & Hanley, J. R. (2010). An Account of the Relationship between Language and Thought in the Color Domain. Words and the Mind, 183.

• Thompson, B., Kirby, S., & Smith, K. (2016). Culture shapes the evolution of cognition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(16), 4530-4535.

• Whorf, B. L. (2012). Language, thought, and reality: Selected writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf. MIT Press.

• Supplementary

• Barsalou, L. W. (2010). Grounded cognition: past, present, and future. Topics in Cognitive Science, 2(4), 716-724.

• Boroditsky, L. (2011). How Language Shapes Thought. Scientific American, 304(2), 62-65.

• Boroditsky, L. (2001). Does language shape thought?: Mandarin and English speakers' conceptions of time. Cognitive psychology, 43(1), 1-22.

• Casasanto, D. (2011). Different Bodies, Different Minds The Body Specificity of Language and Thought. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20(6), 378-383.

• Gentner, D. & Goldin-Meadow, S. (Eds.). (2003). Language in Mind. Advances in the Study of Language and Thought. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press.

• Gleitman, L., & Papafragou, A. (2005). Language and thought. Cambridge handbook of thinking and reasoning, 633-661.

• Lakoff, G., & Johnson, M. (1980). The metaphorical structure of the human conceptual system. Cognitive Science, 4(2), 195-208.

• McGlone, M. S. (2007). What is the explanatory value of a conceptual metaphor?. Language & Communication, 27(2), 109-126.

• Niedenthal, P. M. (2007). Embodying emotion. science, 316(5827), 1002-1005.

• Nuyts, J. (2012). Language is an instrument for thought. Really?. Pragmatics & Cognition, 20(2), 317-333.

• Wierzbicka, A. (2011). Common language of all people: The innate language of thought. Problems of Information Transmission, 47(4), 378-397.