COGS 101C - SRS 7 - Sample Solutions

Bergen during offic e hours or dis c us s ion s ec

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Unformatted text preview: ergen during offic e hours or dis c us s ion s ec tion. Q1: What is the authors' goal? In othe r words, what is the main hypothe sis that the y are the y trying to te st? (1-2 se nte nce s) The authors wanted to s tudy the role of c onc eptual m etaphors in the c om prehens ion of idiom s . In partic ular, they wanted to tes t the hypothes is that c onc eptual m etaphors are ac tivated during idiom c om prehens ion, and wanted to us e online m eas ures of c om prehens ion that would be s uffic iently s ens itive to detec t that ac tivation. Q2: T he authors de scribe some e xisting e v ide nce that se e ms to go *against* this hypothe sis. In one se nte nce , de scribe this counte r-e v ide nce . In anothe r se nte nce , e xplain how the authors try to accommodate this counte r-e v ide nce . In a third se nte nce , e xplain why or why not you are conv ince d by the authors' re sponse to this counte r-e v ide nce . Previous res earc h found that global reading tim es did not detec t any role for c onc eptual m etaphors during online idiom c om prehens ion, s inc e they did not differ in different m etaphoric c ontexts . Th...
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