Conceptual Combination and Language in Schizophrenia

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Edward J. Wisniewski, Associate Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Unconventional discourse is a noteworthy feature in schizophrenia. Semantic priming methodology underlies the influential theory that abnormalities accessing semantic representations — through spreading activation within a network — are the core mechanism for subsequent problems forming meaningful and coherent speech (Goldberg and Weinberger, 2000). These tasks demonstrate faster responses to words (“orange”) preceded by associated words (“lemon”) than unrelated words (“desk”).

Additional Information

Publication
Schizophrenia Research, 120(1-3), 238-239
Language: English
Date: 2010
Keywords
schizophrenia, semantic representations, language, conceptual combination