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Author Blumenthal-Dramé, Alice.
Title Entrenchment in usage-based theories [electronic resource] : what corpus data do and do not reveal about the mind / by Alice Blumenthal-Dramé.
Publication Info. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Topics in English linguistics ; 83.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgements; Conventions; Tables; Figures; 1 Introduction and overview; 2 Entrenchment in usage-based theories; 2.1 Entrenchment in usage-based constructionist approaches; 2.2 Entrenchment and usage-based assumptions about language representation and processing; 2.3 Entrenchment in usage-based theories of language acquisition; 2.4 Entrenchment in emergentist theories of language phylogeny; 2.5 Entrenchment in usage-based theories of language change; 2.6 Entrenchment in related frameworks; 2.7 Summary and outlook: The epistemological status of entrenchment in usage-based frameworks
3 The cognitive realism of usage-based generalizations, with a special focus on the relationship between token frequencies and entrenchment3.1 The assumed link between collective usage and individual representation; 3.2 Against the psychological realism of corpus-derived claims; 3.3 In support of the potential psychological realism of corpus-derived claims; 3.3.1 Neuroplasticity; 3.3.2 Experimental research on token frequency effects in multi-word sequences; 3.3.3 Psycholinguistic research on the entrenchment of multiword sequences
3.3.4 Patholinguistic data showing selective dissociations between holistic versus novel sequences of morphemes3.3.5 Neuroimaging studies supporting the idea of a neurocognitive split between holistic and compositional modules; 3.4 Conclusion: Can we reasonably expect corpora to predict entrenchment in the mind?; 4 Operationalizing entrenchment; 4.1 Defining entrenchment; 4.2 Assessing the psychological realism of a statement in experimental terms; 4.3 Sources of inspiration; 4.3.1 Gestalt psychology; Why seek inspiration from non-linguistic lines of research? What makes a chunk in Gestalt psychology?4.3.2 The masked priming paradigm; 4.3.3 Frequency effects in English derivatives; 4.3.4 Parametric studies on word frequency effects; 4.4 Operationalizing Entrenchment; 5 Experimental design; 5.1 Stimuli; 5.1.1 Stimuli for the masked priming fMRI study; Stimuli for the main conditions; Stimuli for the 'no ' -conditions; Stimuli for the control conditions; 5.1.2 Stimuli for the memory experiment; 5.2 Experimental procedures; 5.2.1 Experimental procedure for the masked priming fMRI studies
5.2.2 Experimental procedure for the memory task6 Behavioural data analysis; 6.1 Main conditions; 6.1.1 General method; 6.1.2 Simple linear mixed-effects regression analyses; 6.1.3 Multiple mixed-effects regression analyses; Introductory remarks on methodology; Multiple regression results for part-to-whole priming; Multiple regression results for whole-to-part priming; 6.2 Behavioural analyses for the supplementary experiments; 6.2.1 Mixed-effects regression analyses for jumbled target priming; 6.2.2 Behavioural analyses for the comparison with monomorphemic controls
Note 6.2.3 Behavioural analyses for the memory task
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Feb. 22, 2013).
Subject Language and languages -- Usage.
Corpora (Linguistics) -- Psychological aspects.
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Related To Print version: Blumenthal-Dramé, Alice Entrenchment in Usage-Based Theories : What Corpus Data Do and Do Not Revealabout the Mind Berlin : De Gruyter,c2012 9783110293852
ISBN 9783110294002
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