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Book: The Cognitive Linguistics Reader

Chapter: 19. Embodied Construction Grammar in Simulation-based Language Understanding

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.31563


This contribution introduces Embodied Construction Grammar which weds together key elements of Cognitive Grammar and construction grammars, by applying the formal rigor of constructional approaches in the context of an embodied theory of language understanding.

Chapter Contributors

  • Benjamin K. Bergen ( - book-auth-176) 'University of California, San Diego'
  • Nancy Chang ( - nchang) 'University of California, Berkeley'