Barking up the right tree: how do we understand what words mean? - Dr Jenni Rodd - UCL LHL

source: UCL Lunch Hour Lectures     2016年10月31日
Speaker: Dr Jenni Rodd, UCL Psychology and Language Sciences
- Tuesday 18th October 2016 #ucllhl
If you look up just about any word in a dictionary you will usually see a long list of possible definitions, yet it takes no apparent effort to figure out the intended definition of a word when it is used in everyday life. Dr Jenni Rodd will talk about the cognitive mechanisms that allow people to make rapid ‘best guesses’ about a word’s meaning.
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