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Production of Language

  • By: Victor S. Ferreira
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Producing a linguistic expression involves retrieving a set of words, arranged in a grammatical hierarchically organized sequence so as to convey speakers’ intended thoughts. This is accomplished through a series of processing steps. A speaker begins an act of language ...