Rolf A. Zwaan and Arthur C. Graesser (1993) Reading Goals and Situation Models . Psycoloquy: 4(03) Reading Inference (4)
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Psycoloquy 4(03): Reading Goals and Situation Models

READING GOALS AND SITUATION MODELS
Commentary on Glenberg & Mathew on Reading-Inference

Rolf A. Zwaan and Arthur C. Graesser
Department of Psychology
Memphis State University
Memphis TN 38111

razwaan@memstvx1.memst.edu

Abstract

Glenberg & Mathew (1992) have defended the constructivist position and have raised several valuable arguments against minimalism. We identify additional problems with the minimalist hypothesis and provide additional support for the constructivist position.

Keywords

constructionism, inference, mental models, minimalism, reading, text comprehension.

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