Word, Niche and Super-Niche: How Language Makes Minds Matter More

Andy Clark

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Abstract

How does language (spoken or written) impact thought? One useful way to approach this important but elusive question may be to consider language itself as a cognition-enhancing animal-built structure. To take this perspective is to view language as a kind of self-constructed cognitive niche.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)255-268
JournalRevista Internacional de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia
Volume20
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 6 Sep 2005

Keywords

  • niche construction, cognitive niche, cognition-enhancing structure.

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