Sentence Understanding Engages Motor Processes

  • Bergen B
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Abstract

Processing sentences describing actions performed by the hearer (eg You gave Andy a pizza) primes actually performing a motor action compatible with the one described (Glenberg & Kaschak 2002), This result has been interpreted as indicating that processing meaning ...

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  • action-sentence compatibility effect
  • control
  • mental simulation
  • motor
  • sentence processing

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