Cognitive architectures and language acquisition: a case study in pronoun comprehension.

@article{Rij2010CognitiveAA,
  title={Cognitive architectures and language acquisition: a case study in pronoun comprehension.},
  author={Jacolien van Rij and Hedderik van Rijn and Petra Hendriks},
  journal={Journal of child language},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={731-66}
}
In this paper we discuss a computational cognitive model of children's poor performance on pronoun interpretation (the so-called Delay of Principle B Effect, or DPBE). This cognitive model is based on a theoretical account that attributes the DPBE to children's inability as hearers to also take into account the speaker's perspective. The cognitive model predicts that child hearers are unable to do so because their speed of linguistic processing is too limited to perform this second step in… CONTINUE READING
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