Situational demands and emotional significance during language processing

Delaney-Busch, Nathaniel.

Abstract: The meaning of a word is more than definition. The comprehension of the words "love" or "death" entails a deep understanding of the social and emotional implications, as wells as contextual and motivational significance. In this dissertation, we explore the neuroscience of how emotional content, local context, and task demands influence word processing. In chapter I, we describe analytic... read more

Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
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