Evidentiality in language and cognition.

@article{Papafragou2007EvidentialityIL,
  title={Evidentiality in language and cognition.},
  author={Anna Papafragou and Peggy Li and Youngon Choi and Chung-hye Han},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2007},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={253-99}
}
What is the relation between language and thought? Specifically, how do linguistic and conceptual representations make contact during language learning? This paper addresses these questions by investigating the acquisition of evidentiality (the linguistic encoding of information source) and its relation to children's evidential reasoning. Previous studies have hypothesized that the acquisition of evidentiality is complicated by the subtleness and abstractness of the underlying concepts; other… CONTINUE READING
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