IndexAcoustic phonetics57Affect3946, 50, 117, 136ff, 176ffAffect as attentional mechanism136, 176ffAliens7, 169, 186. Extra-Terrestrial IntelligenceAnalysis by synthesis98Anderson, S.R.74Arbitrariness and purpose10, 16Arsenic and phosphorous180Articulatory features74ffArticulatory phonetics57Artificial intelligence22, 103, 105, 137, 188Aspiration in speech59, 84, 87, 115Astrobiology180Asymmetric perception and action29n3, 180, 180Asymmetries in language69, 72, 152Atemporal cognitive entities37, 51, 116Attention40, 107, 110, 112, 117, 125automatic121complexity150, 152mechanism40Attention as behaviour127, 140Babbling155Background Processes (bgp)9297, 105, 117, 123, 128, 16386off-line51, 92, 98, 105, 115ff, 140, 16984Balance121Bee(s)102Bee language115, 130, 134Berko, J.82, 112Berwick, R.C.142, 148Berwick, R.C. and Chomsky, N.113, 142, 148Bickerton14348Bi-directionality1, 10, 2125, 37, 92106, 117, 12132, 18284Binaural spatial location32ffBiogenetic law. HaeckelBirkhead, T.12, 162ffBoundary alignment119, 125Brain-waves33Carstairs-McCarthy, A.77, 14244, 152ffCategorical perception5766, 7278, 137Cherry, E.C.75Child language acquisition36, 50, 5973, 11220, 13748, 15558, 169ffChomsky, N.30, 39, 49Clarke, A.98, 103, 129Classifiers and proforms158ffCline, E.H.63n6Co-adaptation in evolution13840, 149ffCognitive Linguistics5, 106Competence and performance146Componentiality26, 36, 40, 47, 73, 120, 124ff, 143, 172Computational modelling2, 33ff, 50, 96108Comrie, B.56, 66, 69ff, 72Consciousness110ff, 13539, 16368, 17482, 18890Consonantary63n6Context41Contextualization4149, 94, 96, 119, 124136, 14650, 166, 177Corporeal boundary23ff, 36, 164, 169Creativity183ff, 189Creole147Croft, W.70Cybernetics4, 11n1, 180n5, 180, 180n7de Léon, D.41ffDeaf children and speech54Design features158Diringer, D.63n6Discourse19, 41, 45ff, 66, 102, 135, 146, 166, 185Distinctive features65, 7584, 137Distributed Affect43ffDistributed Cognition4145, 12325, 134, 16670, 17485Edmondson, W.H.4, 41, 43, 68, 77, 86, 15759, 171Entity boundaries119, 133, 137Entity boundary imprecision132Error handling in Pantome model99Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (ETI)164, 17989thought experiment179Evolution2, 6, 50, 110, 13740, 14163, 16467, 175, 187behaviour141homeostasis20, 22, 40, 189language108, 110, 139ff, 14149, 15160, 16781, 186the (de-) sequencing engine104ff, 129, 135ff, 14952, 16163, 187ffExaptation139n6, 180, 180Experience of consciousness174, 182Expression of functionality97, 108Feature spreading8388Firth, J.R.74Flash-bulb memories171Formalism49, 60, 724, 79, 8496computational103105phonological8486, 9798Fox, M.63n6Freud, S.175Functional specification17, 110of the brain37, 10, 22ff, 3337, 39, 48, 95, 12528, 167, 173, 17990Futurity119ff, 12934General Cognitive Principles20, 23, 29, 37, 39, 48, 73, 106, 187ffgcp12325, 63, 15659gcp223, 25, 29, 3640, 47, 90, 128, 156gcp323, 26, 29, 36, 48, 50, 111, 141gcp439, 48, 50ff, 112, 115, 136gcp539ff, 117gcp639ff, 117, 136gcp739, 4148, 150, 169, 176gcp839, 4751, 176ffnecessary37set48Gesturing159Goldilocks zone181Goldsmith, J.74, 85Greenberg, J.H.70Growth point159Gubaidulina, S.184Guide dogs42, 174Haeckel, E.4, 15459Ham and Eggs112. RulesHawkins, J.A.70Hayes, B.56, 74ff, 81ff, 88n1Hefting46Hemispheric specialization145ff, 156Heterogeneity45, 110, 140, 147, 185Hierarchy2631, 48, 72, 8588, 98101, 120, 127Homeostasis10ff, 20n3, 180, 180, 180, 180ff, 180n5, 180, 180Homogeneity140, 14648, 165ff, 182Homo neanderthalensis128, 139, 161Homo sapiens143, 166Homo sapiens sapiens119, 135, 149, 16567, 181, 188Human-Computer Interaction1, 42Hutchins, E.41ffibm, bgc and tla173Imagistic signing6, 158ffIncredulity premiss114, 167Incremental change indelivery of function128language144, 148Inherent sequence and sequentiality12ff, 1517, 20, 24Innate versus learned8, 35, 51, 11316, 121, 147Inter-species behaviour42ffInter-species knowability169, 175ff, 17880Internal speech177ffJackendoff, R.14248, 163Kanizsa triangle illusion173Kanzi95Ladefoged, P. & Johnson, K.5662, 74, 85Language acquisition136learnability problem113Peters, A.M.36, 67speech36, 5962, 6572Language and Thought149, 163ffmind-body debate167Language as attentional mechanism135, 137, 150management of si165Language behaviour3possibility of3, 24, 49ff, 106, 149, 188Language change147Language typology69morphological69universals69, 72word order69Lashley, K.S.23, 2934, 116Learning2, 3437, 3941, 4551, 110Lenneberg, E.H.31, 33ff, 38Levelt, W.J.M.18ffLieberman, P.157, 186Lip-rounding75, 8286, 88, 89, 94, 119Listener’s conception of speech57Locomotion, sequence & cyclicity13Lotman, Y.M.44, 56MacNeilage, P.F.71, 142, 144, 151ff, 15459Management of Sequential Imperative120, 123ff, 136experience of126, 13539, 174ff, 178, 181summarised125Martians168, 179Maximal Onset Principle64, 76, 119McClelland, J.L. & Rumelhart, D.E.32Medium of thought182Merge148Message Model56n1Mind105, 140, 167ff, 170, 17277, 17884Mind-body problem6, 37, 167ff, 17379, 188Mind-reading170Modularity100, 164Morpheme as phoneme68Morphology54, 56, 71, 90, 98, 153language typology69organization67ffMulti-tasking12125, 128, 132, 13542, 150ff, 16167, 18588limits165management of attention122, 124Murmuration162Musculoskeletal system3436calibration34Nagel, T.110, 167ff, 174ff, 179Naum Gabo28, 85Neisser, U.18ff, 25ff, 126, 185Neural mechanisms31Neurophysiological factors29Neurophysiological instrumentation33Non-concatenative morphology67ffNon-human primates95, 154, 164Non-linear phonology84ff, 88, 91, 94, 97, 102, 111Non-linguistic management of si164, 179Now13234Now-span13537, 165, 169, 174ffPantome99108, 111, 116, 132, 173Phoneme, phone, allophone5971, 74Phonological calculator81Phonology4, 6, 49ff, 54, 84ff, 88, 91, 94, 97, 104, 107, 111, 14143Pidgin147Pig latin101, 120Plasticity166, 179Post-materialist account of mind167Poverty of stimulus113Prediction103, 129, 132, 135Primus inter pares89, 99102, 120, 124129, 137, 140Principles and parameters113Projected Affect44ffProjected Cognition41ff, 4446, 166, 184Proto-language141, 143ff, 148, 153, 166, 187Recursion101ffReductionism105, 16769Representations17, 22ff, 2934, 103, 172Role and Reference Grammar90Rules50, 59, 92, 102, 105ham and eggs11215learning7274nasalization79ffplural formation8083Rumelhart, D.E. & McClelland, J.L.32Saccades in vision18, 36, 126ff, 172Schoenemann, P.T.138, 153ffSegment boundaries85, 137Segments and Segmentation2028, 36ff, 40, 56, 62ff, 7190, 99, 106ff, 137, 143Semiosphere44, 150, 189Semiotic freedom23ff, 63Sensorium16978Sequentiality1021, 2325, 27, 37, 92, 116, 126, 158, 169Serbo-Croatian70Serving, supporting and delivering the si48Semitic languages63n6, 180ff, 180, 180Signed language6, 54ff, 69, 90ff, 94, 111, 115, 141, 148, 158gesture150, 157reversed motion158ffsegments87, 157ff, 182Silences in speech57ffSimultaneity11, 17, 11725Situated behaviour41Size of brain21, 37, 95, 105, 120, 122ff, 127ff, 138, 161, 166, 190Sonority63ff, 7678, 157Spandrels139n6Speciation139ff, 151ff, 16166, 181, 189Speech evolution from signing157, 160Speech production45, 5665, 71, 76, 7983, 90, 94ff, 111, 118, 157, 187articulation idiosyncracies61, 100gesture targets61, 7478, 84Stereoscopic vision12, 161Stimulus-response30, 33Stress26, 61ff, 66, 77, 90, 101, 177Suchman, L.A.41Suprasegmental Structures71account74, 78, 83ffSyllabaries63ffSyllable(s)13, 26, 33, 49, 6169, 7190, 98108, 143ff, 152ffconstituency63, 64, 76ff, 120sonority63ff, 7678, 157structure69, 7678, 89, 118, 153weight76, 90Syllable frame and content155ffSynaesthesia170ff, 178Synthetic speech65, 98ffTea making1422, 25, 107, 182Text-to-speech conversion98Theory of mind172n4Thought39, 47ff, 111, 140, 149, 160, 163ff, 17685Three dimensional model28, 68, 72, 85, 8794, 101formalism49, 74, 84105Time-switch1, 10, 23, 34, 186Timescales10, 119, 126, 133, 182Tomasello, M.45Tree diagram2629, 90, 101Tree structures as artefacts101Triggering115ff, 146Triliteral roots67Underspecification of rules in grammar113Universal Grammar2, 39, 71, 106, 110, 113, 139, 143, 145, 167Vocal apparatus56, 152Vocal tract configurations64fftargets7477Voice Onset Time (vot)5965, 72ff, 84, 87, 91, 115, 150ffWaitabits179ffWeird life179ffWetware2, 5, 31, 97, 102, 108, 110, 164Wonderment premiss114Writing systems63n6, 180n10

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