de.mpg.escidoc.pubman.appbase.FacesBean
Deutsch
 
Hilfe Wegweiser Impressum Kontakt Einloggen
  DetailsucheBrowse

Datensatz

DATENSATZ AKTIONENEXPORT
  Pragmatics in action: Indirect requests engage theory of mind areas and the cortical motor network

Van Ackeren, M. J., Casasanto, D., Bekkering, H., Hagoort, P., & Rueschemeyer, S.-A. (2012). Pragmatics in action: Indirect requests engage theory of mind areas and the cortical motor network. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 2237-2247. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00274.

Item is

Basisdaten

einblenden: ausblenden:
Datensatz-Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-000F-F072-D Versions-Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-000F-F073-B
Genre: Zeitschriftenartikel

Dateien

einblenden: Dateien
ausblenden: Dateien
:
VanAckeren_et_al_JOCN_2012.pdf (Verlagsversion), 233KB
Beschreibung:
-
Sichtbarkeit:
Öffentlich
MIME-Typ / Prüfsumme:
application/pdf / [MD5]
Technische Metadaten:
Copyright Datum:
-
Copyright Info:
-
Lizenz:
-

Externe Referenzen

einblenden:

Urheber

einblenden:
ausblenden:
 Urheber:
Van Ackeren, Markus J.1, Autor
Casasanto, Daniel2, Autor              
Bekkering, Harold3, Autor
Hagoort, Peter3, 4, Autor              
Rueschemeyer, Shirley-Ann1, 3, Autor
Affiliations:
1University of York, UK, escidoc:persistent22              
2Department of Psychology, The New School for Social Research, New York, NY, escidoc:persistent22              
3Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, External Organizations, escidoc:55236              
4Neurobiology of Language Department, MPI for Psycholinguistics, Max Planck Society, escidoc:792551              

Inhalt

einblenden:
ausblenden:
Schlagwörter: -
 Zusammenfassung: Research from the past decade has shown that understanding the meaning of words and utterances (i.e., abstracted symbols) engages the same systems we used to perceive and interact with the physical world in a content-specific manner. For example, understanding the word “grasp” elicits activation in the cortical motor network, that is, part of the neural substrate involved in planned and executing a grasping action. In the embodied literature, cortical motor activation during language comprehension is thought to reflect motor simulation underlying conceptual knowledge [note that outside the embodied framework, other explanations for the link between action and language are offered, e.g., Mahon, B. Z., & Caramazza, A. A critical look at the embodied cognition hypothesis and a new proposal for grouding conceptual content. Journal of Physiology, 102, 59–70, 2008; Hagoort, P. On Broca, brain, and binding: A new framework. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 9, 416–423, 2005]. Previous research has supported the view that the coupling between language and action is flexible, and reading an action-related word form is not sufficient for cortical motor activation [Van Dam, W. O., van Dijk, M., Bekkering, H., & Rueschemeyer, S.-A. Flexibility in embodied lexical–semantic representations. Human Brain Mapping, doi: 10.1002/hbm.21365, 2011]. The current study goes one step further by addressing the necessity of action-related word forms for motor activation during language comprehension. Subjects listened to indirect requests (IRs) for action during an fMRI session. IRs for action are speech acts in which access to an action concept is required, although it is not explicitly encoded in the language. For example, the utterance “It is hot here!” in a room with a window is likely to be interpreted as a request to open the window. However, the same utterance in a desert will be interpreted as a statement. The results indicate (1) that comprehension of IR sentences activates cortical motor areas reliably more than comprehension of sentences devoid of any implicit motor information. This is true despite the fact that IR sentences contain no lexical reference to action. (2) Comprehension of IR sentences also reliably activates substantial portions of the theory of mind network, known to be involved in making inferences about mental states of others. The implications of these findings for embodied theories of language are discussed.

Details

einblenden:
ausblenden:
Sprache(n): eng - Englisch
 Datum: 2012
 Publikationsstatus: Im Druck publiziert
 Seiten: -
 Ort, Verlag, Ausgabe: -
 Inhaltsverzeichnis: -
 Art der Begutachtung: Expertenbegutachtung
 Identifikatoren: DOI: 10.1162/jocn_a_00274
 Art des Abschluß: -

Veranstaltung

einblenden:

Entscheidung

einblenden:

Projektinformation

einblenden:

Quelle 1

einblenden:
ausblenden:
Titel: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience
Genre der Quelle: Zeitschrift
 Urheber:
Affiliations:
Ort, Verlag, Ausgabe: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press Journals
Seiten: - Band / Heft: 24 Artikelnummer: - Start- / Endseite: 2237 - 2247 Identifikator: ISSN: 0898-929X
CoNE: http://pubman.mpdl.mpg.de/cone/journals/resource/991042752752726