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Can Prototype Representations Support Composition And Decomposition?  

Lila R. Gleitman, Andrew C. Connolly, and Sharon Lee Armstrong

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
This article reviews two kinds of experimental evidence from laboratories that challenge the adequacy of prototypes for representing human concepts. First, experiments suggesting that ... More

The Processing Consequences of Compositionality  

Giosuè Baggio, Michiel van Lambalgen, and Peter Hagoort

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Feb 2012
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Sep 2012
Compositionality remains effective as an explanation of cases in which processing complexity increases due to syntactic factors only. It falls short of accounting for situations in which ... More

The psychology of expressing and interpreting linguistic taboos  

Timothy B. Jay

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Nov 2018
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Dec 2018
This chapter describes from a psychological point of view two aspects of taboo word use in American English: the ways people use taboo words to express themselves and the ways people ... More

What can Neuroscience Tell us About Reference?  

Berit Brogaard

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Feb 2019
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Mar 2019
In traditional formal semantics, reference, truth, and satisfaction are basic and representation is derivative and dispensable. Semantics in this traditional sense has no bearing on mental ... More

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