Cognitive linguistics is a modern school of linguistic thought and practice, concerned with investigating the relationship between human language, the mind, and socio-physical experience. For comprehensive and detailed overviews of cognitive linguistics see Evans and Green (2006), which is suitable for the neophyte, or the more voluminous Geeraerts and Cuyckens (2007). For collections of fundamental readings see Evans, Bergen, and Zinken (2007) and Geerearts (2006). For a glossary covering many of the technical terms of cognitive linguistics see Evans (2007).