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Collabra: Psychology (2023) 9 (1): 67931.
Published: 26 January 2023
... to a proposition. In more recent work, however, supportive contexts mitigate the processing costs of negation, suggesting that pragmatics can modulate this difficulty. We test the pragmatic hypothesis that listeners’ processing of negation is influenced by expectations about speakers’ production of negation...
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Collabra: Psychology (2021) 7 (1): 27702.
Published: 30 September 2021
...Masoud Jasbi; Michael C. Frank Disjunction has played a major role in advancing theories of logic, language, and cognition, featuring as the centerpiece of debates on the origins and development of logical thought. Recent studies have argued that due to non-adult-like pragmatic reasoning, preschool...
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Collabra: Psychology (2018) 4 (1): 3.
Published: 26 January 2018
... psycholinguistics eye-tracking pragmatics scalar implicature A substantial part of language comprehension is inferring messages that were not explicitly said. One of the most intensely investigated types of such inferences is scalar inference , whereby a speaker uttering a weaker or less informative...
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