Word valence and its effects

@inproceedings{Foolen2015WordVA,
  title={Word valence and its effects},
  author={A. P. Foolen},
  year={2015}
}
words tend, on the whole, to have more affective associations than concrete words, and the greater the affective associations, the earlier those abstract words are acquired (especially for positive words, Kousta et al. 2009). Thus, affect may play a critical role in allowing the learning, or bootstrapping of abstract knowledge. Of course it is the case that not all abstract words are affectively loaded. Affect, nonetheless, could have an important role in allowing for knowledge that cannot be… CONTINUE READING

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