Colloquia Germanica Stetinensia

Previously: Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego. Colloquia Germanica Stetinensia

ISSN: 2450-8543     eISSN: 2353-317X    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/cgs.2020.29-08
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Issue archive / nr 29
Von der Modularität zur Interaktivität und zurück: Die Crux mit der Zeit beim Satzverstehen – eine kritische Bestandsaufnahme am Beispiel des Deutschen
(From modularity to interactivity and back: The crux with time in sentence comprehension – A critical review on the example of German)

Authors: Jolanta Sękowska ORCID
Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej
Keywords: procedural modularity sentence processing sentence comprehension
Year of publication:2020
Page range:16 (157-172)
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The controversy over procedural modularity has subsided significantly with the crisis of generative grammar and the emergence and rapid rise of holistic cognitive linguistics. However, the current findings in the field of sentence perception (the so-called German paradigm), which are mainly provided for the German language, throw a new light on this question. The paper deals with the temporal dimension of sentence comprehension with special attention paid to the underdetermination of the concept of procedural module as well as to the premature interpretation of some experimental findings as evidence against/for the thesis of procedural modularity.
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