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Grammar in Mind and Brain : Explorations in Cognitive Syntax :  Explorations in Cognitive Syntax - Paul D. Deane

Grammar in Mind and Brain : Explorations in Cognitive Syntax

Explorations in Cognitive Syntax

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Published: 1992
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Island constraints as evidence for a cognitive theory of grammarp. 1
The fundamental issuesp. 1
Syntactic autonomy: empirical issuesp. 4
Alternatives to autonomy: functional and cognitive accountsp. 22
Attention and extractionp. 34
An alternative to strict modularityp. 45
An integrated cognitive theoryp. 55
Cognitive architecturep. 55
Knowledge representationp. 57
Storage and retrieval from declarative memoryp. 78
Productions, relevance, and the matching processp. 81
Categorization and polysemy: a case studyp. 88
The Spatialization of Form Hypothesisp. 95
The cognitive grounding of syntactic knowledgep. 95
Grammatical projections of the link schemap. 97
Linkage, immediate constituency, and grammatical relationsp. 102
Hierarchical structurep. 117
Constituency and accessibility: the concepts of c-command and governmentp. 128
Applications of the theory to English syntaxp. 137
Declarative memory for syntaxp. 137
Interactions among schematap. 142
The syntactic function of productionsp. 164
More prototype effects: 'believe'- and 'want'-class verbsp. 179
Attention and grammarp. 187
Topic and focus potentialp. 187
Entrenchment hierarchiesp. 194
The Silverstein Hierarchy as an entrenchment hierarchyp. 199
Further evidence: viewpoint and reflexivizationp. 205
Further evidence: ease of acquisitionp. 224
Further evidence: directionality of metaphoric transferp. 231
Other entrenchment hierarchiesp. 236
Island constraints againp. 237
Neurological implications of the theoryp. 251
Backgroundp. 251
Neurological implications: the Parietal Hypothesisp. 257
Aphasia and the Parietal Hypothesisp. 271
Further implicationsp. 296
Notesp. 301
Bibliographyp. 311
Indexp. 329
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ISBN: 9783110131833
ISBN-10: 3110131838
Series: Publication / Societe de Genealogie de Lanaudiere
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 365
Published: 1992
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.69