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Language and the Learning Curve: A new theory of syntactic development

Anat Ninio

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199299829
eISBN:
9780191584985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299829.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

Language development remains one of the most hotly debated topics in the cognitive sciences. In recent years, we have seen contributions to the debate from researchers in psychology, linguistics, ... More


Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Cities and regions are highly complex but ordered systems. They are thus best understood by modelling within the framework of the theory of complex, self-organizing systems. This theory suggests that ... More


Syntactic development, its input and output

Anat Ninio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199565962
eISBN:
9780191725616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565962.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book places the syntactic learning process under close scrutiny. The focus of the book is on the characteristics of linguistic input and the resultant output, which, the book shows, do not ... More


History and Event: From Marxism to Contemporary French Theory

Nathan Coombs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698998
eISBN:
9781474416047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698998.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book challenges the use of the terms 'history' and 'event' to register the shift from historical necessity in Marxism to contingent events in contemporary philosophy. It argues both classical ... More


Afterword: Towards a Complex Science of History

Nathan Coombs

in History and Event: From Marxism to Contemporary French Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698998
eISBN:
9781474416047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698998.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins by taking stock of the first two parts of the book. It argues that although classical Marxism cannot think events discontinuously, its science of history can at least be subjected ... More


Relationship and rehabilitation in a post-‘what works’ era

Aaron Pycroft

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The research illustrates how substance misuse and mental health problems are not being addressed satisfactorily by the criminal justice system, as it is failing to keep pace with our understanding of ... More


Parser-grammar relations:: We don’t understand everything twice

Colin Phillips

in Language Down the Garden Path: The Cognitive and Biological Basis for Linguistic Structures

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677139
eISBN:
9780191756368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677139.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter takes up the issue of the role of grammar in processing, arguing against Townsend and Bever's LAST hypothesis-testing model (Late Assigment of Syntax Theory). The author reviews the ... More


When the Levee Breaks: Small Decisions and Big Floods at the End of the Last Ice Age

D. Shane Miller and Jesse Tune

in Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400219
eISBN:
9781683400578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400219.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter offers an examination of complexity theory and everyday decision-making in the Paleoindian Period and its effects on the archaeological record. Using several studies, the authors argue ... More


Woolf as a Model Builder: Complex Form in the “Ode to Cutbush”

Adam Hammond

in Virginia Woolf and the World of Books

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954569
eISBN:
9781789629392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954569.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that literary studies is returning to the concerns of the modernist period and interests of Woolf. Hammond draws on complexity theory to present Woolf as a model builder: she ... More


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