1. Talking cognition: mapping and making the terrain Jonathan Potter and Hedwig te Molder; Part I. The Interface between Cognition and Action: 2. Validating 'observations' in discourse studies: a methodological reason for attention to cognition Robert Sanders; 3. Language without mind Jeff Coulter; 4. Using participants' video stimulated comments to complement analyses of interactional practices Anita Pomerantz; 5. From paradigm to prototype and back again: interactive aspects of 'cognitive processing' in stardardized survey interviews Nora Cate Schaeffer and Douglas Maynard; 6. A cognitive agnostic in conversation analysis: when do strategies affect spoken interaction? Robert Hopper; Part II. Cognition in Action: 7. Is confusion a state of mind? Paul Drew; 8. Cognition in discourse John Heritage; 9. From process to practice: language, interaction and 'flashbulb' memories Robin Wooffitt; 10. 'My memory has been shredded': a non-cognitivist of 'mental' phenomena Michael Lynch and David Bogen; 11. Discursive psychology, mental states and descriptions Derek Edwards and Jonathan Potter.
This book looks at the challenging implications of discourse approaches to the topic of cognition.
Hedwig te Molder is a senior lecturer in Communication Science in the Social Science Department at Wageningen University, the Netherlands. She has published on a number of topics including government communicators' talk, helpline interaction and computer-mediated communication. Jonathan Potter is Professor of Discourse Analysis in the Social Sciences Department at Loughborough University. He has published ten books, including Discourse and Social Psychology (with Margaret Wetherell, 1987), more than forty book chapters and sixty journal articles.
'This book has the potential to do in psychology what the classic edited works in CA ... have done in sociology. However, it has also initiated a serious cross-fertilization of ideas between interaction researchers in the disciplines of (primarily sociology and psychology, and will bring concerns and ideas developed in DP to new audiences.' Discourse Studies