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dc.contributor.authorFukumura, Kumiko-
dc.contributor.authorvan, Gompel Roger P G-
dc.date.accessioned2018-02-08T00:20:55Z-
dc.date.issued2011-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/26641-
dc.description.abstractTheories of reference assume that the referent's salience in the discourse context affects the choice between pronouns and definite noun phrases or names. We examined whether and how the referent's inherent properties affect the choice of expressions by investigating animacy. Experiment 1 showed that pronouns were more frequent for animates than inanimates after discourse factors were controlled, and Experiments 2 and 3 showed that the referent's animacy affected pronoun use when the competitor's animacy was counterbalanced, suggesting that the referent's inherent salience has an effect. Furthermore, when the referent was animate, pronouns were less frequent when the competitor was also animate than when it was inanimate, whereas no effect of animacy congruence was found with inanimate referents, suggesting that when the competitor was salient and similar in meaning to the referent, it made the referent's representation less accessible. © 2011 Copyright Psychology Press Ltd.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherTaylor and Francis-
dc.relationFukumura K & van Gompel RPG (2011) The effect of animacy on the choice of referring expression, Language and Cognitive Processes, 26 (10), pp. 1472-1504.-
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dc.subjectDiscourseen_UK
dc.subjectAnimacyen_UK
dc.subjectReferenceen_UK
dc.subjectPronounen_UK
dc.titleThe effect of animacy on the choice of referring expressionen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2999-12-31T00:00:00Z-
dc.rights.embargoreasonThe publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository therefore there is an embargo on the full text of the work.-
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01690965.2010.506444-
dc.citation.jtitleLanguage and Cognitive Processes-
dc.citation.issn0169-0965-
dc.citation.volume26-
dc.citation.issue10-
dc.citation.spage1472-
dc.citation.epage1504-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPublisher version (final published refereed version)-
dc.author.emailkumiko.fukumura@stir.ac.uk-
dc.citation.date13/10/2010-
dc.contributor.affiliationPsychology-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Dundee-
dc.rights.embargoterms2999-12-31-
dc.rights.embargoliftdate2999-12-31-
dc.identifier.isi000299279100002-
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