Bi-Directionality in the Cognitive Sciences

Avenues, challenges, and limitations

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| Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
| Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
| Philipps-Universität Marburg
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Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of the human mind. As far as the exact relationship between the cognitive sciences and other fields is concerned, however, it appears that interdisciplinary exchange often remains unrealized, possibly because of the uni-directional application of theories, concepts, and methods, which impedes the productive transfer of knowledge in both directions. In the course of the ‘cognitive turn’ in the humanities and social sciences, many disciplines have selectively borrowed ideas from ‘core cognitive sciences’ like psychology and artificial intelligence. The day-to-day practice of interdisciplinarity thus thrives on one-directional borrowings. Focusing on cognitive approaches in linguistics and literary studies, this volume explores bi-directionality, a genuine transdisciplinary interchange in which both disciplines are borrowing and lending. The contributions take different perspectives on bi-directionality: some extend uni-directional borrowing practices and point to avenues and crossroads, while others critically discuss obstacles, challenges, and limitations to bi-directional transfer.
[Human Cognitive Processing, 30]  2011.  viii, 313 pp.
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Table of Contents
Editors and contributors
vii–viii
Introduction. Bi-directionality: Avenues, challenges, and limitations
Marcus Callies, Wolfram R. Keller and Astrid Lohöfer
1–18
I. Avenues for bi-directionality
Genre between the humanities and the sciences
Gerard J. Steen
21–42
Culture-specific concepts of emotionality and rationality
Susanne Niemeier
43–56
Widening the goalposts of cognitive metaphor research
Marcus Callies
57–82
How novels feel: Emotional and rational reading processes in contemporary fiction
Wolfram R. Keller, Astrid Lohöfer and Christine Ott
83–100
Cognitive poetics and the negotiation of knowledge
Stephan Freissmann
101–120
WRITING is medicine: Blending cognitive and corpus stylistics
Beatrix Busse
121–156
II. Challenges to and limitations on bi-directionality
Collective aesthetics and the Mere Exposure Effect
Alexandra Kleeman
159–170
Embodied mind and cross-cultural narrative patterns
Yehong Zhang
171–180
The mind and the text / the mind in the text
Dirk Vanderbeke
181–194
Verbal irony in Shakespeare’s dramatic works
Wolfgang G. Müller
195–210
Invisible, visible, grammaticalization
Liane Stroebel
211–234
How does the mind do literary work?
Gary Thoms and Stefano Versace
235–248
Cognitive science meets language pedagogy
Alexander Ziem
249–278
The conceptualization of personality: Converging and diverging evidence
Juliana Goschler
279–294
Cognitive linguistics as a cognitive science
Anatol Stefanowitsch
295–310
Index
311–314
“Insgesamt zeugen die Beiträge von einer guten Entwicklung der Kognitiven Poetik, das Themenspektrum und die Vielfalt der Methoden in sozialwissenschaftliche und korpuslinguistische Richtungen zu erweitern. In dieser Hinsicht führt Bi-Direktionalität tatsächlich zu einer Bereicherung der kognitiven Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: JMR – Cognition & cognitive psychology
BISAC Subject: PSY008000 – PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2011015159