Item description for The Availability of Verb-based Instrument Information in Sentence Processing by Rachel Sussman...
This work explores the role of verb information during online processing of spoken language. Currently, the field already acknowledges a large influence of verb information in the prediction of structure during language comprehension, but focuses on information used to make predictions about immediately upcoming, syntactically licensed constituents, leaving questions about how (and if) verb information is used to make predictions about other upcoming elements of the sentence. Instruments are unique in that they have a close semantic relation with verbs while at the same time, they maintain only a loose syntactic connection. As such, instruments have the potential to untangle questions about what kinds of verb-specific information can influence unfolding interpretation of a sentence. Also, a better understanding of the connection between instruments and their associated verbs can help to shed light on the structure and organization of lexical entries. These findings should prove useful for researchers and students of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, particularly those investigating Lexical Semantics or Sentence Processing.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.61" Width: 6.69" Height: 0.28" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Feb 10, 2008
Publisher VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.
ISBN 383645419X ISBN13 9783836454193
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More About Rachel Sussman
Rachel Sussman is a contemporary artist based in Brooklyn. Her photographs and writing have been featured in such places as the "New York Times", "Wall Street Journal", "Guardian", and NPR's "Picture Show". A trained member of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, Sussman has spoken on her work at TED and the Long Now Foundation. Her work has been exhibited in museums and galleries in the United States and Europe.