Linguistic Context and Social Perception

@inproceedings{Doest2002LinguisticCA,
  title={Linguistic Context and Social Perception},
  author={Laura ter Doest and G{\"u}n R. Semin and Steven J. Sherman},
  year={2002}
}
This article considers the role of linguistic context in social memory and social judgment. Two experiments compared perceivers’ responses to person descriptions formulated at a high level of linguistic abstraction (adjectives/traits) versus a low level of linguistic abstraction (action verbs/behaviors). Based on the linguistic category model, together with prior empirical findings in psychology and linguistics, traits as compared with behavioral descriptions of a social target were… CONTINUE READING

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