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Pragmatics, Syntax Expert #21349

This sample expert has 23 years of experience in the field of linguistics, with specific knowledge of semantics, syntax and psycholinguistics. Published on such topics as the meaning of words, the use of word meaning in processing, and the interface between meaning and sentence structure.

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Areas of Linguistics expertise

  • Semantics
  • Psycholinguistics

 Educational background

  • Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, CA

Employment history

Research interests span semantics (particularly the meaning of words), the interface between syntax and semantics (how the meaning of words predicts the form of the sentences they appear in), the organization and processing of lexical and syntactic knowledge (how our knowledge of words is put to use in real time understanding), and Gricean pragmatics (how we enrich the meaning of words through guided inferences).