Raymond W. Gibbs
Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His research interests focus on embodied cognition, pragmatics and figurative language. He is the author of several books, including The Poetics of Mind: Figurative Thought, Language and Understanding (1994), Intentions in the Experience of Meaning (1999), Embodiment and Cognitive Science (2006), and (with Herb Colston) Interpreting Figurative Meaning (2012), all published by Cambridge University Press. He is also editor of the Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought (2008) (CUP), and editor of the journal Metaphor and Symbol.