The Construction of Prose Representations
How is the conceptual representation of a passage constructed during comprehension? How are inferences and expectations generated? How are erroneous inferences and expectations disconfirmed? A psychological theory of discourse processing must eventually address these questions. The question of how conceptual graph structures are constructed on-line during comprehension will be explored in this chapter.
KeywordsGoal Node Target Statement Context Condition Comprehension Difficulty Prior Context
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