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Article First steps toward a usage-based theory of language acquisition
Objective Cognitive Linguistics presents a forum for linguistic research of all kinds on the interaction between language and cognition. The journal focuses on language as an instrument for organizing, processing and conveying information. Cognitive Linguistics is a peer-reviewed journal of international scope and seeks to publish only works that represent a significant advancement to the theory or methods of cognitive linguistics, or that present an unknown or understudied phenomenon.
the structural characteristics of natural language categorization (such as prototypicality, cognitive models, metaphor, and imagery);
the functional principles of linguistic organization, as illustrated by iconicity;
the conceptual interface between syntax and semantics;
the experiential background of language-in-use, including the cultural background;
the relationship between language and thought, including matters of universality and language specificity
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