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Introduction to Psycholinguistics [electronic resource] : Understanding Language Science

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405198622Analytics: Show analyticsPublication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9781444344325
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Introduction to Psycholinguistics : Understanding Language ScienceDDC classification:
  • 401.9 401/.9
LOC classification:
  • P37 .I68 2011
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Contents:
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLINGUISTICS: UNDERSTANDING LANGUAGE SCIENCE; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE SCIENCE; Language Characteristics; Grammar, Language Origins, and Non-Human Communication Systems; Research on communication abilities in apes; "Monkeys don't talk"; Language origins; Language and Thought; Whorf, linguistic determinism, and linguistic relativity; Whorf makes a comeback; A Description of the Language-Processing System; Summary and Conclusions; Test Yourself; 2 SPEECH PRODUCTION AND COMPREHENSION; Speech Production
Characteristics of Referents That Make Co-Reference Easier
Other problems for mirror neuron/motor theoryThe general auditory approach to speech perception; Summary and Conclusions; Test Yourself; 3 WORD PROCESSING; The Anatomy of a Word: How We Mentally Represent Word Form; Lexical Semantics; Associationist accounts of word meaning: HAL and LSA; The symbol grounding problem; Embodied semantics; Lexical Access; First-generation models; Second-generation models; Third-generation models: Distributed features and distributed cohort; Lexical Ambiguity Resolution; Does context influence meaning selection for ambiguous words?
Speech errorsAccess interruptus: Tip-of-the-tongue experiences; Picture naming and picture-word interference studies; The spreading activation model of speech production; Potential limitations of lemma theory; Self-monitoring and self-repair; Articulation; Foreign Accent Syndrome Revisited; Speech Perception; Coarticulation effects on speech perception; The motor theory of speech perception; The McGurk effect: Visual gestures affect speech perception; Mirror neurons: The motor theory enjoys a renaissance; The mirror neuron theory of speech perception jumps the shark
Summary and ConclusionsTest Yourself; 5 DISCOURSE PROCESSING; Construction-Integration Theory; Construction and integration; The Structure Building Framework; The Event Indexing Model; Modeling space, time, protagonists, and motivation; Causation, Cohesion, and Coherence in Discourse Encoding and Memory; The Role of General World Knowledge in Discourse Processing; Building Situation Models; Inferencing: Memory-Based Account of Discourse Processing: Minimalist vs. Constructionist Inferencing; The Neural Basis of Discourse Comprehension; Summary and Conclusions; Test Yourself; 6 REFERENCE
The Neural Basis of Lexical Representation and Lexical AccessHow are word meanings represented in the brain?; Summary and Conclusions; Test Yourself; 4 SENTENCE PROCESSING; Models of Parsing: Two-Stage Models; Models of Parsing: Constraint-Based Models; Story context effects; Subcategory frequency effects; Cross-linguistic frequency data; Semantic effects; Prosody; Visual context effects; Interim Summary; Argument Structure Hypothesis; Limitations, Criticisms, and Some Alternative Parsing Theories; Construal; Race-based parsing; Good-enough parsing; Parsing Long-Distance Dependencies
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INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLINGUISTICS: UNDERSTANDING LANGUAGE SCIENCE; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Preface; 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE SCIENCE; Language Characteristics; Grammar, Language Origins, and Non-Human Communication Systems; Research on communication abilities in apes; "Monkeys don't talk"; Language origins; Language and Thought; Whorf, linguistic determinism, and linguistic relativity; Whorf makes a comeback; A Description of the Language-Processing System; Summary and Conclusions; Test Yourself; 2 SPEECH PRODUCTION AND COMPREHENSION; Speech Production

Characteristics of Referents That Make Co-Reference Easier

Other problems for mirror neuron/motor theoryThe general auditory approach to speech perception; Summary and Conclusions; Test Yourself; 3 WORD PROCESSING; The Anatomy of a Word: How We Mentally Represent Word Form; Lexical Semantics; Associationist accounts of word meaning: HAL and LSA; The symbol grounding problem; Embodied semantics; Lexical Access; First-generation models; Second-generation models; Third-generation models: Distributed features and distributed cohort; Lexical Ambiguity Resolution; Does context influence meaning selection for ambiguous words?

Speech errorsAccess interruptus: Tip-of-the-tongue experiences; Picture naming and picture-word interference studies; The spreading activation model of speech production; Potential limitations of lemma theory; Self-monitoring and self-repair; Articulation; Foreign Accent Syndrome Revisited; Speech Perception; Coarticulation effects on speech perception; The motor theory of speech perception; The McGurk effect: Visual gestures affect speech perception; Mirror neurons: The motor theory enjoys a renaissance; The mirror neuron theory of speech perception jumps the shark

Summary and ConclusionsTest Yourself; 5 DISCOURSE PROCESSING; Construction-Integration Theory; Construction and integration; The Structure Building Framework; The Event Indexing Model; Modeling space, time, protagonists, and motivation; Causation, Cohesion, and Coherence in Discourse Encoding and Memory; The Role of General World Knowledge in Discourse Processing; Building Situation Models; Inferencing: Memory-Based Account of Discourse Processing: Minimalist vs. Constructionist Inferencing; The Neural Basis of Discourse Comprehension; Summary and Conclusions; Test Yourself; 6 REFERENCE

The Neural Basis of Lexical Representation and Lexical AccessHow are word meanings represented in the brain?; Summary and Conclusions; Test Yourself; 4 SENTENCE PROCESSING; Models of Parsing: Two-Stage Models; Models of Parsing: Constraint-Based Models; Story context effects; Subcategory frequency effects; Cross-linguistic frequency data; Semantic effects; Prosody; Visual context effects; Interim Summary; Argument Structure Hypothesis; Limitations, Criticisms, and Some Alternative Parsing Theories; Construal; Race-based parsing; Good-enough parsing; Parsing Long-Distance Dependencies