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Names and their meanings: A dual-process account of proper-name encoding and retrieval

Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews

Nov 14, 2019

Thomas O'RourkeRuth de Diego Balaguer

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The ability to pick out a unique entity with a proper name is an important component of human language. It has been a primary focus of research in the philosophy of language since the nineteenth century. Brain-based evidence has shed new light on this capacity, and an extensive literatu...read more

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Names and their meanings: A dual-process account of proper-name encoding and retrieval

Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews

Nov 14, 2019

Thomas O'RourkeRuth de Diego Balaguer

PMID: 31734171

DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2019.11.005

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The ability to pick out a unique entity with a proper name is an important component of human language. It has been a primary focus of research in the philosophy of language since the nineteenth century. Brain-based evidence has shed new light on this capacity, and an extensive literatu...read more

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