Anna Jelec

List of John Benjamins publications for which Anna Jelec plays a role.


Jelec, Anna 2019 Chapter 4. Are abstract concepts grounded in bodily mimesis?Perspectives on Abstract Concepts: Cognition, language and communication, Bolognesi, Marianna and Gerard J. Steen (eds.), pp. 75–99 | Chapter
In this chapter I address the role of mental simulations for processing and representing abstract concepts, suggesting that abstract concepts are grounded in mimetic schemas: dynamic, concrete and preverbal representations that have been observed in early childhood development. The analysis is… read more