- 2 long answer, then multiple choice
- focus on class (up until thursday, but more from before)
- when does mmf appear after oddball component?
- what did the study do?
- why did they do it?
- what did they manipulate? what did they measure? (independent and dependent variables)
- what were the results?
- what does that mean?
- what brain areas are involved? what are the components?
- different word order = different meaning
- hierarchical structure (can't just look at the linear ordering of words)
- substitution tests look at structural constituants
- Syntactic trees, and their nodes
- descriptive vs. processing: this is more of a representation of sentences, it's not a processing theory
1) What are the categories?
- Lexical categories (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs) vs. Functional categories (determiner,
preposition, auxiliary, conjunctions)
- Lexical categories are productive. (they're open class: we continually generate new words)
- Functional categories are not productive (they're closed class, there's about 300 of them in english)
- they also differ in terms of meaning. it's much easier to express the meanings of words in lexical
- within these two categories, there are more specific categories (N, V, Adj, Adv, Det, P, Aux, Con)
- meanings of words combine with affix usage to m