Alternative Sets in Language Processing: How Focus by Nicole Gotzner PDF

By Nicole Gotzner

This e-book offers a unique experimental method of investigating the psychological illustration of linguistic choices. Combining theoretical and psycholinguistic questions in regards to the nature of other units, it sheds new gentle at the conception of concentration and the cognitive mechanisms underlying the processing of possible choices. In a sequence of language comprehension experiments, the writer indicates that intonational concentration and concentration debris akin to ‘only’ form the illustration of possible choices in a listener’s brain in a primary approach. This ebook is proper to researchers drawn to semantics, pragmatics, language processing and memory.

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