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Processing syntax and morphology : a neurocognitive perspective

Author: Ina Bornkessel; Matthias Schlesewsky
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2009]
Series: Oxford surveys in syntax and morphology, 6; Oxford linguistics.
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This book explores interdisciplinary work on the mental processing of syntax and morphology. It is divided into four parts concerned with word structure, sentence structure, processing syntax and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ina Bornkessel; Matthias Schlesewsky
ISBN: 9780199207824 0199207828 9780198570707 0198570708
OCLC Number: 758030992
Description: XVI, 360 p., [8] p. de lám. : il.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Methodological Prerequisites --
3. Basic Categories: The Noun-Verb Distinction --
4. Inflectional Morphology --
5. Derivational Morphology --
6. Syntax and Morphology at the Word Level: Summary and Critical Evaluation --
7. Mapping Form Onto Meaning: The Requirements for a Sentence Processor --
8. Constituent Order --
9. Relational Structure --
10. The Processing of Complex Structures --
11. The Processing of Modifiers --
12. On The Functional Interpretation of late Positive ERP Effects in Language Processing --
13. The Influence of Prosody --
14. Information Structure --
15. Neurocognitive Models of Language Comprehension --
16. Future Directions; References; Index of Subjects; Index of Authors.
Series Title: Oxford surveys in syntax and morphology, 6; Oxford linguistics.
Responsibility: Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky and Matthias Schlesewsky.


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Beautifully presented ... The book gives a clearly written and reliable overview of what has been achieved over the past couple of decades in neurolinguistic research into morphosyntactic issues ... Read more...

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