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Language comprehension as structure building

by Morton Ann Gernsbacher

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Published by L. Erlbaum in Hillsdale, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psycholinguistics,
  • Comprehension

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-276) and index.

    StatementMorton Ann Gernsbacher.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP37.5.C66 G47 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1882634M
    ISBN 100805806768
    LC Control Number90043407

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