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Acceptability Judgments

Jon Sprouse.

in Linguistics

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 10522 words.

Acceptability judgments form a substantial portion of the empirical foundation of nearly every area of linguistics (e.g., phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics) and nearly every type...

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An account of English tense and aspect in Cognitive Grammar

Frank Brisard.

in Time

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psycholinguistics. 9688 words.

I offer an overview of the theoretical prerequisites underlying the semantic analysis of tense and aspect in Cognitive Grammar (CG), with a specific focus on the English verb paradigm....

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Accountability in Social Interaction

Edited by Jeffrey D. Robinson.

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics. 376 pages.

Within the study of language and social interaction, in which this book is situated, the concept of “accountability”—including related concepts, such as “account” or “motive,” “accounting,”...

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Accountability in Social Interaction

Jeffrey D. Robinson.

in Accountability in Social Interaction

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics. 16842 words.

From the general perspective of language and social interaction, especially ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, this chapter reviews two broad senses of the notion of...

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The Accountability of Proposing (vs. Soliciting Proposals of) Arrangements

Jeffrey D. Robinson and Heidi Kevoe-Feldman.

in Accountability in Social Interaction

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics. 10849 words.

Using conversation analysis—in the context of ordinary, English, telephone conversation between adults—this chapter examines the social and interactional organization of a...

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Acoustic Phonetics

Allard Jongman.

in Linguistics

P ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 7913 words.

Acoustic phonetics is the study of the acoustic characteristics of speech, including an analysis and description of speech in terms of its physical properties, such as frequency, intensity,...

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The Acquisition of Argument Structure

Steven Pinker.

in Language, Cognition, and Human Nature

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psycholinguistics. 8762 words.

The acquisition of verbs’ argument structures presents a paradox in language acquisition research. Many verbs alternate between two argument structures, e.g. load hay onto the wagon/load...

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Acquisition of Language

Eve V. Clark.

in Linguistics

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 11974 words.

First language acquisition—the study of how children acquire their first language(s)––is the branch of psycholinguistics that deals with the process of acquisition. This field is variously...

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Adaptation of Perceptual and Semantic Features

ROGOSKY BRIAN and GOLDSTONE ROBERT.

in Functional Features in Language and Space

December 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psycholinguistics. 6623 words.

This chapter examines the role of features in theories of concepts, perception, and language. Features are defined as psychological representations of properties of the world that can be...

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Adjuncts Within Words and Complex Heads<sup>*</sup>

Glyne Piggott and Lisa Demena Travis.

in Syntax and its Limits

December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology; Psycholinguistics. 6433 words.

If one assumes that the layers of morphology mirrors the hierarchy of syntax and that there is a correlation between phonological and syntactic cycles, then the treatment of vowels in...

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