ERIC Number: EJ589364
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Readiness Is All: The Functionality of Memory-Based Text Processing.
Gerrig, Richard J.; McKoon, Gail
Discourse Processes, v26 n2-3 p67-86 1998
Reviews prior research to stress the functionality of fluidity in making ready information to support comprehension. Explores the fading of ready information, demonstrating how quickly the accessibility of information mutually known to two reunited characters fades when the text engages other topics. Describes a series of phenomena that cohere with this conceptualization of the readiness function of memory-based processing. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Issue: Memory-Based Text Processing.