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 was the main finding of a study by ferreria et al (2005) in avoiding 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 aimed to establish common ground in both conditions, but ESPECIALLY for non-linguistic ambiguity
  • Pps operated egocentrically and did not aim to establish common ground in either condition

3. What was the hypothesis in Richardson & Matlock (2007)?

  • If fictive motion is a part of sentence understanding, FM sentences with hard terrain should have a longer LT
  • If fictive motion is a part of sentence understanding, FM sentences with hard terrain should have a shorter LT
  • If fictive motion is a part of sentence understanding, FM sentences with easy terrain should have a longer LT
  • If fictive motion is a part of sentence understanding, FM sentences with hard terrain should have a shorter LT

4. What methodology can be used to measure fictive motion?

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

5. In a study by Wu & Keysar (2007), which cultural group found it easier to suppress the egocentric POV and make fewer fixations towards wrong objects?

  • Collectivist (American)
  • Collectivist (Chinese)
  • Individualistic (American)
  • Individualistic (Chinese)

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