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Declarative/Procedural Model of Language

  • By: Michael T. Ullman
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

The basic premise of the declarative/procedural (DP) model or theory is that language critically depends on two long-term memory systems in the brain: declarative and procedural memory. Perhaps most importantly, because the computational, anatomical, physiological, molecular, and ...