Activating event knowledge.

@article{Hare2009ActivatingEK,
  title={Activating event knowledge.},
  author={Mary L Hare and Michael Quinn Jones and Caroline E. Thomson and Sarah Kelly and Ken McRae},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2009},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={151-67}
}
An increasing number of results in sentence and discourse processing demonstrate that comprehension relies on rich pragmatic knowledge about real-world events, and that incoming words incrementally activate such knowledge. If so, then even outside of any larger context, nouns should activate knowledge of the generalized events that they denote or typically… CONTINUE READING