Temporal order relations in language comprehension.

  title={Temporal order relations in language comprehension.},
  author={Elke van der Meer and Reinhard Beyer and Bertram Heinze and Isolde Badel},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={28 4},
The role of temporal orientation (chronological or reverse) and chronological distance (close, intermediate, or distant) in general event knowledge on language comprehension was examined. Experiment 1 used a relation-recognition paradigm in which the comprehension of a target event could be facilitated or disrupted by the temporal orientation implied by the prior information. Experiments 2 and 3 used a sentence-probe-recognition paradigm in which the temporal orientation, the stimulus onset… CONTINUE READING