Jenni Rodd is an invited speaker at this event on 16/17 November 2018 in the University of Tübingen, Germany.
Title: The role of learning mechanisms in understanding ambiguous words
Lexical-semantic knowledge continues to be shaped by personal linguistic experience throughout the lifespan. Not only must new unfamiliar word meanings be integrated into the lexicon, but recent linguistic experiences with familiar word meanings also continues to reshape lexical knowledge. These learning mechanism are vital to supporting skilled, fluent word-meaning disambiguation.