Lecture 3

Dad took a nap g while i read ground components of

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Unformatted text preview: l   You can use different category levels   I did not have sex with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.   Fluffy/your dog/that animal peed on my leg. Components of construal   Grammatical aspect is used to construe event structure   Tomorrow, I’ll be reading/have read that book.   The senate majority leader was picking/had picked his nose. Components of construal   In perceiving visual scenes, we distinguish between the thing we're focusing on (the figure), and the background (the ground). In the same scene, one part or the other can be the figure.   The lamp (fig) is above the table (ground) vs. The table (fig) is under the lamp (ground)   I read (fig) while dad took a nap (ground) vs. Dad took a nap (fig) while I read (ground) Components of construal   We perceive the world from a given viewpoint, which constrains what we perceive in it.   The sink is to the right of the table vs....
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