Rolf A. Zwaan
List of John Benjamins publications for which Rolf A. Zwaan plays a role.
Aspects of Literary Comprehension: A cognitive approach
Rolf A. Zwaan
[Utrecht Publications in General and Comparative Literature, 29] 1993. ix, 190 pp.
Subjects Theoretical literature & literary studies
Words in action: Using gestures to improve verb learning in primary school children Gesture 14:1, pp. 46–692014
Research on embodied cognition has shown that action and language are closely intertwined. The present study seeks to exploit this relationship, by systematically investigating whether motor activation would improve eight-to-nine year old children’s learning of vocabulary in their first language.… read more | Article
An experimental view of language comprehension: Some implications for document design Document Design 3:1, pp. 54–642002
The consensus view in cognitive psychology is that the construction of situation models is an integral part of language comprehension. A great deal of empirical evidence supports this view. Moreover, recent theorizing and empirical evidence suggest that situation models are best viewed as… read more | Article
2. Situation models and themes Thematics: Interdisciplinary Studies, Louwerse, Max M. and Willie van Peer (eds.), pp. 35–532002
Time in narrative comprehension: A cognitive perspective The Psychology and Sociology of Literature: In honor of Elrud Ibsch, Schram, Dick and Gerard J. Steen (eds.), pp. 71–862001
How Empirical is the Empirical Study of Literature? The Search for a New Alphabet: Literary studies in a changing world, Hendrix, Harald, Joost J. Kloek, Sophie Levie and Willie van Peer (eds.), pp. 321 ff.1996