Embodied Cognition (general)

Clark, A. (1997). Being there: Putting brain, body, and world together again. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Goodwin, C. (2000). Action and embodiment within situated human interaction. Journal of Pragmatics, 32, 1489-1522.
Johnson, M. (1987). The body in the mind: The bodily basis of meaning, imagination, and reason. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Johnson, M. (2007). The meaning of the body: The aesthetics of human understanding. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Lakoff, G. & Johnson, M. (1999). Philosophy in the flesh: The embodied mind and its challenge to western thought. New York: Basic Books.
Maturana, H. & Varela, F. (1987). The tree of knowledge: The biological roots of human understanding, Boston, New Science Library
Varela, F., Thompson, E., & Rosch, E. (1991). The embodied mind: Cognitive science and human experience. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Cognitive Linguistics: Metaphors, Conceptual Blends, etc.

Fauconnier, G. & Turner, M. (2002). The way we think: Conceptual blending and the mind's hidden complexities. New York: Basic Books.
Lakoff, G. (1987). Women, fire and dangerous things: What categories reveal about the mind. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Lakoff, G. & Johnson, M. (1980). Metaphors we live by, Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
Lee, D. (2001). Cognitive linguistics: An introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gesture (general)

Alibali, M.W., Young, A.J. & Kita, S. (2000). Gesture and the process of speech production: We think, therefore we gesture. Language and Cognitive Processes, 15 (6), 593-613.
Emmorey, K. & Reilly, J. (Eds.)(1995). Language, gesture, and space. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum Associates,
Goldin-Meadow, S. (2003). Hearing gestures. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press.
McNeill, D. (1992), Hand and mind: What gestures reveal about thought, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
McNeill, D. (Ed.) (2000). Language and gesture. Cambridge: Univ. of Cambridge Press.
McNeill, D. (2005). Gesture and thought. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
Roth, W-M. (2002). From action to discourse: The bridging function of gestures. Journal of Cognitive Systems Research, 3, 535-554.
Roth, W-M. (2001). Gestures: Their role in teaching and learning. Review of Educational Research, 71, 365-392.
Roth W-M. & Lawless D. (2002), Scientific investigations, metaphorical gestures, and the emergence of abstract scientific concepts, Learning and Instruction 12, 285–30

Two chapters from Dancygier and Sweetser's forthcoming volume on Viewpoint from Cambridge UP. Semi-final drafts: on't cite in current form, please.


Mats Andrén (Ph.D. dissertation at CCS Lund): Children's Gestures from 18-30 Months.