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psycholinguistics

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of the influence of psychological factors on the development, use, and interpretation of language.

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  • noun linguistics The study of the comprehension and production of language in its spoken, written and signed forms.

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  • noun the branch of cognitive psychology that studies the psychological basis of linguistic competence and performance

Etymologies

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psycho- +‎ linguistics

Examples

  • That is to say, Jackendoff attempts to map on to the concept of Universal Grammar findings in psycholinguistics regarding language processing and memory, and even goes so far to show how the UG may have evolved.

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  • Mind you I did have the unfair advantage of learning to read before my parents and teachers had heard of phonics, synthetic phonics "psycholinguistics", look and say, language experience method or context support method.

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  • Number Six is all about the subtextual warfare, Pinterian psycholinguistics, a constant probing in the undercurrents of even the most banal niceties.

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  • J -- as a psycholinguist, I flatter myself in knowing something about psycholinguistics.

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  • There of course many good papers not on the list below; I focused largely on the psycholinguistics articles.

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  • So too, for traditional philosophy as well as for psycholinguistics: Where being speaks, there there is absence.

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  • I came from an adult psycholinguistics background and so I hadn't ever read any of her developmental papers.

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  • Why this is the case has been a focus of study in psycholinguistics for many years.

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  • I came from an adult psycholinguistics background and so I hadn't ever read any of her developmental papers.

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  • Why this is the case has been a focus of study in psycholinguistics for many years.

    Cognitive Science, January 2010

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