Markus Steinbach

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Models of language processing in the human brain often emphasize the prediction of upcoming input-for example in order to explain the rapidity of language understanding. However, the precise mechanisms of prediction are still poorly understood. Forward models, which draw upon the language production system to set up expectations during comprehension,(More)
Stenting of esophageal leaks, ie, anastomotic leaks or perforations, might be a minimally invasive alternative to surgery in most clinical situations. However, it must be emphasized that surgery should be considered if stent treatment in combination with drainage and antibiotics does not improve the clinical condition of the patient. Stent insertion should(More)
The first version of this article (Müller (1997b)) was written during my stay at Potsdam University in the winter of 1996/1997, and I am grateful to the Innovationskolleg " Formale Modelle kognitiver Komplexität " for its generous support. Abstract: Order preservation effects are documented with a number of movement operations in various languages, among(More)
In volume 53 of Working Papers in Scandinavian Syntax, a paper by Hans-Martin Gärtner and Markus Steinbach was published, entitled ' Economy, Verb Second and the SVO-SOV distinction'. It contains a detailed discussion of the analysis of Germanic verb second phenomena presented in Zwart (1993a) (henceforth referred to as DS) and earlier work. Scattered(More)
English Crosslinguistically, transitive reflexive sentences in German can be subsumed under the notion of middle voice. Like corresponding constructions in Indo-European languages they are also ambiguous in German and yield a reflexive, middle, anticausative, and inherent reflexive interpretation. First, we give a detailed survey of the syntactic and(More)
Eine 52-jährige Patientin stellte sich im Rahmen eines Hausarztwechsels zur Routineuntersuchung vor. Dabei fiel eine tastbare Resistenz im rechten Unterbauch auf. Sie gab weder Gewichtsverlust, Schmerzen noch Probleme bei der Miktion und Defäkation an. Eigenanamnestisch waren eine Tonsillektomie in der Kindheit sowie eine explorative Laparoskopie wegen(More)