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Discourse Comprehension and Memory
specified some of the characteristics of subjective understanding. In our earlier experimental work (e.g. These include the surface code, the textbase, the situation model, pragmatic communication, and the discourse genre. On the other hand, we also saw that the opinions may control the interpretation process,.g. There may be additional participants in a conversation, such as side participants in the circle of conversation and bystanders who are outside of the circle. L'anne psychologique 81, 485-510.
The field of discourse processing investigates the structures, patterns, mental.
"Situation Models in Language, comprehension and, memory.".
It should indeed be realized that discourse production and comprehension is not an 'individual' affair.
In short term memory processing require further.
Speech acts are crafted in a fashion that is sensitive to the common ground (shared knowledge) between speech participants, and linguistic cues differentiate given (old) information in the dialog history from new information. Both in production and in comprehension, therefore, the social dimensions of knowledge, beliefs, opinions and attitudes play a role. These explanations trace the causes and consequences of events, the plans and goals of agents (humans, animals or organizations and the logical derivations of assertions. Sc ripts in Memory for Texts. Conclsions, in this paper we have argued that a model of 'real' discourse comprehension not only needs representation formats and strategic principies for the use of knowledge, but also an important 'doxastic' component, featuring opinions, attitudes, and indirectly also norms, values and ideologies and their. On the Role of Pervasive Coloration in Memory. If stylistic surface structure, together with semantic information and general textual and contextual information about the opinions of the text/author, signals-byextremeterms-an opinion which is different from that of the reader, we will indeed expect that the reader will infer as many opinions as possible. Opinions and Acritudes in Discourse Comprehension 47 easily be explained again by a top-downretrieval strategy monitored by the own opinions and attitudes of the subject: we may assume that subjects know their own opinions better than those of others (if different so that similar opinions. And finally, all work done in the area of task- and goal-dependentcomprehension should now be embedded in a broader framework of 'subjective' and contextually specific cognitions. Similarly, in another experiment, in which immediate and delayed recalls and summaries were obtained, in several countries, for a text about the murder of ten women in a Dutch concentration camp -atext which appeared in the german weeklyDer Stern- similar recall for numbers which have. Again, also this doxastic information will be used in the local and global comprehension of the text. In this theoretical note I will briefly review the major points on which the strategic aspect of discourse comprehension is crucial for a cognitive model.