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Bransford, John D. and Nancy S. McCarrell. 1974. A sketch of a cognitive approach to comprehension: Some thoughts about understanding what it means to comprehend. In Weimer, Walter B. and David S. Palermo, eds. Cognition and the symbolic processes. L. Erlbaum. pp. 189–229.
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An approach to the problem of comprehension, focusing on the comprehender's ability to use general knowledge and contextual information to create situations that permit the relations specified in input sentences to be realized, or to postulate situations that allow perceptual events to be understood.

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