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Most Crew on mass/count in Glossa

Now in Glossa, Individuals and non-individuals in cognition and semantics, from UBC's Darko Odic with Jeffrey Lidz, emeritus professor Paul Pietroski, alumnus Tim Hunter, and also Justin Halberda from Johns Hopkins, all members of the group that has worked on the mental representation of quantifiers in language. The paper reports two experiments which, using standard psychophysical testing, found that participants evaluate a count-noun sentence via numerical representations and evaluate a corresponding mass-noun sentence via non-numerical representations, consistent with a principled interface between language and cognition for evaluating these terms. Lead author Darko Odic will be joining us for the Cognitive Science Colloquium on October 25, 2018.