O que a Neurociência tem a nos dizer (ou ainda não) sobre o processamento da metáfora?

  • Kári Lúcia Forneck Universidade do Vale do Taquari, Lajeado, RS
Palavras-chave: Processamento da metáfora, Neurociência, fMRI, Meta-análise

Resumo

As pesquisas com neuroimagem acerca do processamento da metáfora apresentam achados distintos, o que implica dificuldades na formulação de um paradigma teórico de base neurológica da metáfora. Neste estudo, argumentamos que a falta de clareza de aspectos conceituais sobre a metáfora sob uma perspectiva linguística implica diversidades no desenho dos experimentos e incongruências nos achados. Para sustentar esse argumento, apresentamos uma análise qualitativa de um corpus composto por 20 experimentos com neuroimagem acerca do processamento da metáfora sob dois aspectos: os fundamentos conceituais de metáfora e os achados obtidos nos experimentos. Verificamos que a ausência de um diálogo entre  Neurociência e Linguística sobre as propriedades da metáfora resulta numa delimitação problemática de um padrão de processamento da metáfora sob um viés neurológico.

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Publicado
2018-06-05
Como Citar
Forneck, K. L. (2018). O que a Neurociência tem a nos dizer (ou ainda não) sobre o processamento da metáfora?. Letras De Hoje, 53(1), 140-148. https://doi.org/10.15448/1984-7726.2018.1.28895
Seção
Linguagem na perspectiva da Psico/Neurolinguística e da Neurociência Cognitiva