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Epilogue

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter clarifies that psycholinguistics is not recent science, but rather its empirical origins emerged sometime during the end of the eighteenth century. It notes the developments that led to ... More


Texture - A Cognitive Aesthetics of Reading

Peter Stockwell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625819
eISBN:
9780748651511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625819.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book represents the latest advances in cognitive poetics. It builds feeling and embodied experience on to the insights into meaningfulness that the cognitive approach to literature has achieved ... More


Rethinking the SMASH Approach to Pronoun Interpretation

Andrew Kehler

in Reference: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331639
eISBN:
9780199867981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331639.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter argues that the manner in which pronoun interpretation has been characterized by many psycholinguistic and computational linguistic studies over the last three decades — what is called ... More


Temporal Dynamics in Language Comprehension

Michael Spivey

in The Continuity of Mind

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170788
eISBN:
9780199786831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170788.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

While acknowledging the importance of language dynamics at the time scales of biological evolution, cultural language change, and child development, this chapter focuses primarily on the time scale ... More


Psycholinguistics post-war, pre-Chomsky

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter outlines the unifying new efforts that led to modern psycholinguistics, in order to form a practical science of the users of language. It first takes a look at the 1950 Conference on ... More


Investigating effects of structural and information‐structural factors on pronoun resolution *

Elsi Kaiser

in Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In chapter 14 ‘Investigating effects of structural and information‐structural factors on pronoun resolution’, Elsi Kaiser presents a sentence‐completion experiment that explores two questions related ... More


The relation between linguistic analogies and lexical categories *

LouAnn Gerken, Rachel Wilson, Rebecca Gómez, and Erika Nurmsoo

in Analogy in Grammar: Form and Acquisition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547548
eISBN:
9780191720628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547548.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

This chapter examines evidence that adults and infants can learn proto-categories through morphological paradigms in which a subset of the categories are double-marked. It is possible that the ... More


A Multimodal Analysis of Structure and Function in Broca’s Region

Katrin Amunts and Karl Zilles

in Broca's Region

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

The term “Broca region” is used inconsistently in the literature with respect to the underlying microstructure. It is often applied as a clinical and/or historical concept of a center of language ... More


Music and language cognition compared II: Production

Aaron L. Berkowitz

in The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter compares music and language cognition with respect to production, examining improvisation and spontaneous speech from both theoretical and neurobiological perspectives. Cognition in ... More


Wilhelm Wundt’s grand synthesis

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents Wilhelm Wundt's summary of empirical approaches and major advances in the study of language in the brain, sign language studies, and language acquisition. It includes ... More


Empirical studies of speech and language usage

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter studies the small number of growing developments in the central domain of adult psycholinguistics. It examines the limited work on speech errors, delayed speech, and articulation, as ... More


Further studies based on the cognitive multi-factorial approach

Andrej A. Kibrik

in Reference in Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199215805
eISBN:
9780191728426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215805.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The cognitive multi-factorial (CMF) approach to referential choice solicits several lines of development. This chapter discusses four of such lines. Section 14.1 proposes a mathematical approach that ... More


Conceptual Representation and Some Forms of Genericity

Sandeep Prasada

in Kinds, Things, and Stuff: Mass Terms and Generics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195382891
eISBN:
9780199870493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382891.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter is concerned with the fact that although we encounter only a very limited number of instances of any given kind, we acquire generic knowledge. Although we have seen only some limited ... More


Are All Generics Created Equal?

Francis Jeffry Pelletier

in Kinds, Things, and Stuff: Mass Terms and Generics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195382891
eISBN:
9780199870493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382891.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter focuses on the differing ways that characterizing generic sentences can be expressed. For instance, we might hear ‘Birds typically fly’ or ‘Usually, birds fly,’ using adverbs. But ... More


Stability in Concepts and Evaluating the Truth of Generic Statements

James A. Hampton

in Kinds, Things, and Stuff: Mass Terms and Generics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195382891
eISBN:
9780199870493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382891.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In this chapter, a prototype theory is employed to investigate how generic concepts give rise to the sort of patterns one might expect from a “logical” account of the properties that are attributed ... More


On Using Count Nouns, Mass Nouns, and <i>Pluralia Tantum:</i>: What Counts?

Edward J. Wisniewski

in Kinds, Things, and Stuff: Mass Terms and Generics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195382891
eISBN:
9780199870493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382891.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter also asks about the conceptual basis of a mass/count distinction. One attitude is that the grammatical distinction is semantically unprincipled, such that children learn just that some ... More


INTERPRETATION AND PRAGMATICS

Gregory Currie

in Arts and Minds

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256280
eISBN:
9780191601712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256284.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Argues for an approach to the interpretation of text‐based works within which the idea of a communicative intention is central. The communicative approach, apart from providing detailed, ... More


The Price of Linguistic Productivity: How Children Learn to Break the Rules of Language

Charles. Yang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035323
eISBN:
9780262336376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035323.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

All languages have exceptions alongside overarching rules and regularities. How does a young child tease them apart within just a few years of language acquisition? Drawing an economic analogy, Yang ... More


The Representation and Processing of Compound Words

Gary Libben and Gonia Jarema (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199228911
eISBN:
9780191711213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228911.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book presents new work on the psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics of compound words. It shows the insights this work offers on natural language processing and the relation between language, ... More


Efficiency and Complexity in Grammars

John A. Hawkins

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252695
eISBN:
9780191719301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252695.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book addresses a question fundamental to any discussion of grammatical theory and grammatical variation: to what extent can principles of grammar be explained through language use? The book ... More


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