Priming methods in semantics and pragmatics

Mora Maldonado, Benjamin Spector, Emmanuel Chemla

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Abstract

Structural priming is a powerful method to inform linguistic theories. We argue that this method extends nicely beyond syntax to theories of meaning. Priming, however, should still be seen as only one of the tools available for linguistic data collection. Specifically, because priming can occur at different, potentially conflicting levels, it cannot detect every aspect of linguistic representations.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere303
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume40
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2017

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