TB6 D&L Lecture 4; How do we use language?

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1. What is fictive motion?

  • Figurative language which implies movement
  • Concrete language that implies movement
  • Figurative language that does not imply movement
  • Figurative language
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2. What methodology can be used to measure fictive motion?

  • Picture naming
  • Click displacement
  • Eye tracking
  • Dichotic listening

3. What was the main finding of Keysar et al (2000)?

  • Pps always fixated towards occluded objects, suggesting inhibition
  • Pps never fixated towards occluded objects, suggesting inhibition
  • Although there was a representation of common ground, pps initial response was often egocentric, suggesting inhibition
  • There was a no representation of common ground, pps initial response was often egocentric, suggesting no inhibition

4. What was the main finding of a study by ferreria et al (2005) in avoiding ambiguity?

  • Pps aimed to establish common ground in both conditions, but ESPECIALLY for non-linguistic ambiguity
  • Pps could only reduce linguitic ambiguity and otherwise operated egocentrically
  • Pps aimed to establish common ground in both conditions, but ESPECIALLY for linguistic ambiguity
  • Pps operated egocentrically and did not aim to establish common ground in either condition

5. Tanenhaus et al (1995) "put the apple on the towel into..." Which condition has the least ambiguity?

  • Two referent condition; abides by quantity maxim
  • Neither condition, they are equally ambiguous
  • One referent condition; abides by quantity maxim
  • Both conditions

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