Revista de Filología y Lingüística de la Universidad de Costa Rica ISSN Impreso: 0377-628X ISSN electrónico: 2215-2628

La relación entre pensamiento y lenguaje según la hipótesis del recableado de Bermúdez

Palabras clave

recableado cognitivo
pensamiento y lenguaje
cognitive rewiring
thought and language

Cómo citar

Aguilera, B. (2016). La relación entre pensamiento y lenguaje según la hipótesis del recableado de Bermúdez. Revista De Filología Y Lingüística De La Universidad De Costa Rica, 41(2), 115–130.



En el presente trabajo indagamos en una concepción cognitiva del lenguaje a través de un examen de la “hipótesis del recableado” propuesta por Bermúdez (2005), según la cual la adquisición del lenguaje (tanto en la ontogenia como en la filogenia) genera una profunda reestructuración de la arquitectura de la cognición, haciendo posibles nuevas formas de procesamiento y representación. Con el fin de evaluar esta hipótesis, exploramos sus dimensiones ontogénica y filogénica, concluyéndose que la evidencia disponible solo respalda cierta versión filogénica de esta hipótesis. Más precisamente, que durante la evolución del lenguaje se habría “recableado” la cognición haciendo posible la capacidad de meta-representación, en tanto que durante la adquisición de una lengua no se produce una reconfiguración sustantiva de la arquitectura de la cognición.


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