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Term formation in a special language: how do words specify scientific concepts?

Kaarina Pitkänen-Heikkilä

in The Semantics of Word Formation and Lexicalization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748689606
eISBN:
9780748695232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689606.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The article deals with the development of scientific vocabulary for botany in 19th century Finland. The first Finnish-language flora was published in 1860, and because of this a large number of new ... More


Oscillatory and haemodynamic medial temporal responses preceding stimulus onset modulate episodic memory

Emrah Düzel and Sebastian Guderian

in Neuroimaging of Human Memory: Linking cognitive processes to neural systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199217298
eISBN:
9780191696077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217298.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

Episodic memory allows us to vividly remember events unfolding around us. The medial temporal lobes (MTL), particularly the hippocampi, are thought to play a key role in both the integration of the ... More


Learning and Memory

John Parrington

in Mind Shift: How culture transformed the human brain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198801634
eISBN:
9780191926082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801634.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the process of learning and memory in the animal and human brain. Learning is central to the development of a child into an adult, but also to the progression of human culture ... More


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