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And it is only in the late twentieth century that the notion of logical form comes to be appropriated within linguistics in the study of SYNTAX. I focus here on the developments in logic. Central to propositional logic (sometimes called “sentential logic”) is the idea of a propositional or sentential operator, a symbol that acts as a function on propositions or sentences. The paradigmatic propositional operators are symbols for negation (“~”), conjunction (“&”), disjunction (“v”), and conditional (“→”).

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In England, Sir FREDERICK BARTLETT analyzed the systematic distortions that people exhibit when trying to remember stories about unfamiliar events, and introduced the concept of “schema” (see SCHEMATA) as a mental representation that captures the systematic structural relations in categories of experience. In Soviet Russia, the neuropsychologist Aleksandr LURIA provided a detailed portrait of links between cognitive functions and the operation of specific regions of the brain. Another Russian, LEV VYGOTSKY, developed a sociohistorical approach to cognitive development that emphasized the way in which development is constructed through social interaction, cultural practices, and the internalization of cognitive tools.

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