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Horchak, Oleksandr V., Jean-Christophe Giger and Grzegorz Pochwatko. 2014. Simulation of Metaphorical Actions and Discourse Comprehension. Metaphor and Symbol 29 (1) : 1–22.
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This study explores whether metaphorical action simulation affects “offline” discourse comprehension at a more global level. Results disclose that action simulation impacts recognition and judgment times concerning explicit comprehension measures, and accuracy and judgment times concerning implicit comprehension measures. Findings indicate that a simulation system could influence comprehensive information processing grounded on inference and interpretation to a greater degree than surface processing explicitly offered in the text.