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Models linking production and comprehension

Gambi, Chiara ORCID: and Pickering, Martin J. 2017. Models linking production and comprehension. Fernández, Eva M. and Cairns, Helen Smith, eds. The Handbook of Psycholinguistics, Wiley, pp. 157-181. (10.1002/9781118829516.ch7)

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To what extent are linguistic representations shared between production and comprehension? What is the nature of the links between production and comprehension processes? In this chapter, we provide an introduction to those models that incorporate explicit assumptions about the degree of sharing and review some supporting evidence. We show that full sharing of representations is uncontroversial only for semantics and syntax, while there is mixed evidence over the degree of overlapping at the level of phonological and phonetic representations. We then propose a taxonomy of production‐comprehension links, ranging from long‐term to fast‐acting. To conclude, we advocate more explicit theorizing about the relationship between language production and language comprehension.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Psychology
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9781118829516
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 12 December 2017
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2023 00:32

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