The propositional structure of discourse in the two cerebral hemispheres.

@article{Long2005ThePS,
  title={The propositional structure of discourse in the two cerebral hemispheres.},
  author={Debra L. Long and Kathleen Baynes and Chantel S. Prat},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={2005},
  volume={95 3},
  pages={383-94}
}
Readers construct at least two interrelated representations when they comprehend a text: (a) a representation of the explicit ideas in a text and the relations among them (i.e., a propositional representation) and (b) a representation of the context or situation to which a text refers (i.e., a discourse model). In a recent study, found evidence that readers' representations were structured according to propositional relations, but only in the left hemisphere. Both hemispheres, however, appeared… CONTINUE READING