Alternative Sets in Language Processing: How Focus by Nicole Gotzner

By Nicole Gotzner

This e-book provides a singular experimental method of investigating the psychological illustration of linguistic possible choices. Combining theoretical and psycholinguistic questions about the nature of other units, it sheds new mild at the idea of concentration and the cognitive mechanisms underlying the processing of choices. In a sequence of language comprehension experiments, the writer indicates that intonational concentration and concentration debris resembling ‘only’ form the illustration of possible choices in a listener’s brain in a primary manner. This booklet is suitable to researchers drawn to semantics, pragmatics, language processing and memory.

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