How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
The Nature of Rules, Regularities and Units in Language
A Network Model of the Language System and of Language Use
Comprehensive networks of language make use of structures that go beyond the basic associative connections that can be found in the brain. The present study is an attempt to provide an account of language that restricts itself to structures of a neurophysiological kind, i.e. simple nodes, excitatory and inhibitory connections.