Search for dissertations about: "psycholinguistics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word psycholinguistics.

  1. 1. Representing discourse referents in speech and gesture

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Sandra Debreslioska; [2019-05-17]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse; gestures; bimodal reference; narrative; German; cohesion; speech-gesture co-expressivity; speech-gesture relationship; language production; language perception; elicitation task; reaction time experiment; psycholinguistics;

    Abstract : The thesis examines the way that speech and gestures are used together to represent referents in discourse. The starting point is the generally acknowledged observation that gestures are a constitutive part of language (Kendon, 2004; McNeill, 1992). READ MORE

  2. 2. Picture Viewing and Picture Description: Two Windows on the Mind

    University dissertation from Cognitive Science

    Author : Jana Holsanova; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse hierarchy; picture description; vision; picture viewing; information flow; discourse segmentation; discourse analysis; coherence; semantics; spatial and temporal relations; cognitive science; linguistics; cognitive linguistics; psycholinguistics; speech; cognition; multimodal communication; mental processes; eye movement protocol; focus of attention; spoken language protocol; information processing; scene perception; areas of interest;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I connect two disciplines, linguistics and vision research, and combine two methods, spoken language protocols and eye movement protocols, in order to cast light on the underlying cognitive processes. In a series of studies, I investigate the processual aspects of picture viewing and picture description. READ MORE

  3. 3. How do you do it anyway?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Morena Azbel Schmidt; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Russian linguistics; translation studies; Swedish; participles; converbs; translation process; psycholinguistics; information processing; text analysis; text organisation;

    Abstract : This study investigates the translation process of three translator students and their production of translated non-fiction texts. The students are followed from an initial examination task over a period of time of 5 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Processing coordinated verb phrases: the relevance of lexical-semantic, conceptual, and contextual information towards establishing verbal parallelism

    University dissertation from University of Michigan

    Author : Damon Tutunjian; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; psycholinguistics; sentence processing; coordination; eyetracking; word-by-word reading.;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines the influence of lexical-semantic representations, conceptual similarity, and contextual fit on the processing of coordinated verb phrases. The study integrates information gleaned from current linguistic theory with current psycholinguistic approaches to examining the processing of coordinated verb phrases. READ MORE

  5. 5. Language and Literacy : Some fundamental issues in research on reading and writing

    University dissertation from Department of Linguistics and Phonetics, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University

    Author : Per Henning Uppstad; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Specialdidaktik; Research methodology in science; Forskningsmetodik; phoneme; Special didactics; Tillämpad och experimentell psykologi; Applied and experimental psychology; språktypologi; typology; Jämförande lingvistik; Comparative linguistics; sociolingvistik; Tillämpad lingvistik; undervisning i främmande språk; literacy; phonology; dyslexia; writing; written language; foreign languages teaching; Applied linguistics; fonologi; Fonetik; Phonetics; Språk- och litteraturvetenskap; Philology and literature; Filosofi; Philosophy; Språkinlärning; Language learning; reading; sociolinguistics;

    Abstract : Mainstream research on reading and writing is based on the assumption, common in modern linguistics, that spoken language is primary to written language in most important respects. Unfortunately, the conceptual framework for the study of language and 'literacy' (encompassing both reading and writing skills) is built around this assumption. READ MORE