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Neurolinguistic and Cognitive Aspects of Interpreting

  1. Robin Setton

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0863

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Setton, R. 2012. Neurolinguistic and Cognitive Aspects of Interpreting. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Interpreting looks at first sight like rapid language transfer, a kind of instant translation relying on exceptional linguistic proficiency, but there is direct and indirect evidence of abundant supporting cognitive activity.

Keywords:

  • bilingualism;
  • cognitive science;
  • neurolinguistics;
  • pragmatics;
  • psycholinguistics;
  • interpretation