Utterance Length, Syntactic Complexity, and Childhood Stuttering
- Linguistics in the courtroom. Pickett, Penelope O. // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Oct93, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p6
Discusses three types of linguistic analysis presented in the courtroom. Author/speaker comparison; Author/speaker assessment; Discourse analysis; Appropriateness of linguistic analysis for court testimony requiring an expert witness.
- Syntactic Complexity: A Necessary Ingredient in Predicting Readability. Harber, Jean R. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Aug/Sep1979, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p13
Examines the role of syntactic complexity in determining the readability of written materials. Importance of evaluating the syntactic complexity of reading materials; Development of readability formulas.
- Distinguishing Prototype-Based and Exemplar-Based Processes in Dot-Pattern Category Learning. Smith, J. David; Minda, John Paul // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory & Cognition;Jul2002, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p800
Distinguishes the prototype-based and exemplar-based processes in dot-pattern category learning. Difference in the predictions regarding common versions of the dot-distortion task; Production of prototype-enhancement effects through an exemplar-based mechanism; Structure of the psychological...
- Typology of writing systems: Special issue introduction. Joyce, Terry; Borgwaldt, Susanne R. // Written Language & Literacy;2011, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented which discusses various reports published within the issue including one by RÃ¼diger Weingarten on his proposal for comparative graphematics as a linguistic framework, another one by Rebecca Treiman and Brett Kessler on letter-shape similarities and...
- The processing of metonymy: Evidence from eye movements. Frisson, Steven; Pickering, Martin J. // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory & Cognition;Nov99, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p1366
Investigates the time course of the processing of metonymic expressions in comparison with literal ones in two eye-tracking experiments. Findings incompatible with models of figurative language processing in which either the literal or figurative sense is accessed first; Access of senses...
- Introduction: Patterns, meaningful units and specialized discourses. Schulze, Rainer; Römer, Ute // International Journal of Corpus Linguistics;2008, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p265
The article discusses several reports published within the issue including one by Susan Hunston on the "New Scientist" corpus and another by Giuliana Diani on the adverbial "really."
- The Use of Analogy in Giving Instructions. Boeger, Michael A.; Henley, Tracy B. // Psychological Record;Spring99, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p193
Investigates the role that analogies play in giving instructions. Discussion on the use of analogy in different situations; Frequency of figurative language use; Types of analogies used; Use of descriptive analogies.
- Appendix B: Rondeau Refrain. // Deflection/Reflection in the Lyric Poetry of Charles d'OrlÃ©ans:;1985, p87
An appendix of the book "Deflection/Reflection in the Lyric Poetry of Charles d'OrlÃ©ans: A Psychosemiotic Reading," by Rouben Charles Cholakian is presented which includes the syntactical and non-syntactical lines of the rondeau.
- Confusion is my Dress. Rodr�guez, Gabriela // AMAE Journal;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p54
In this article, the author attempts to explore the linguistic aspects of the thinking process.