Cognitive Linguistics
(3,986 words)

The term ‘cognition’ and its related adjective ‘cognitive’ are used in different ways by different disciplines. In its narrow sense ‘cognition’ is essentially synonymous with consciousness or awareness. In a broad sense, it refers to the ability of the brain/mind to perceive, store, process, and use information gathered by the sensory receptors. …

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Sami Boudelaa, “Cognitive Linguistics”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 18 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0061>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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