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Construction Site

    Adele E. Goldberg



This site details research on the learning, processing and representation of linguistic form-function pairings known as constructions.

We ask how constructions are learned and processed, what the relationship is between constructional use and other general cognitive processes (such as categorization and various aspects of social cognition), and how a constructionist approach to language can shed light on questions relating to linguistic productivity and cross-linguistic generalizations in typical and autistic populations.

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Einstein Fellowship, Freie University of Berlin


Last modified April 5, 2014

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