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Rivers, Wilga M.; Melvin, Bernice S. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
Discusses the superiority of information processing (IP) theory to stimulus-response theory, specifically in terms of language comprehension, language production, and the role of memory. (KM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Comprehension, Language Processing, Learning Processes
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Rivers, Wilga M. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1991
Mental representation of how a language works is basic to language use. Such questions as how the mental representation is developed, what is represented, and the role of the representation in individual language production are considered from the perspectives of linguistic and cognitive psychological theory and one model of cognition. (46…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Language Processing, Linguistic Theory, Second Language Instruction