Quantifiers and Working Memory

  • Jakub Szymanik
  • Marcin Zajenkowski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6042)


The paper presents a study examining the role of working memory in quantifier verification. We created situations similar to the span task to compare numerical quantifiers of low and high rank, parity quantifiers and proportional quantifiers. The results enrich and support the data obtained previously in [1,2,3] and predictions drawn from a computational model [4,5].


working memory generalized quantifiers computational semantics span test 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jakub Szymanik
    • 1
  • Marcin Zajenkowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyStockholm University 
  2. 2.Faculty of PsychologyUniversity of Warsaw 

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