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deep structure

(in linguistics and neurolinguistics) the deeper experience and meaning to which surface structures in a communication may refer.
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Nyerges' discovery and recognition of spatial deep structure has profound scientific and philosophical implications for the spatial sciences.
Is this because the deep structure of government organizations is more resistant to change than that of the private sector?
In Chapter 2, Nussbaum presents a modified version of the Lerdahl and Jackendoff generative theory of tonal music, according to which mental representations of music are hierarchically structured contents that have their own Chomskyan-style grammatical deep structure.
61): "I would therefore like to redefine the deep structure of jazz harmony as a simplified abstraction, a mental map or network that lies beneath the chord changes.
Looking at the deep structure of these figurations and implicit narratives, she shows what kinds of values they import, and what those values reveal about people.
Scholars often assume without examining their assumption closely that rituals form part of the deep structure of social life that transcends ordinary events and daily conflicts.
Focusing attention to deep structure in math problems: Effects on elementary education students with and without attention deficits.
A deep structure model of students' statistical misconceptions.
A big question in the state is the deep structure of San Francisco Bay.
The researchers are using magnetic and electrical surveying equipment to peer 300 kilometers (186 miles) into the deep structure of Earth's crust and lithosphere to learn how it formed and why diamonds are often found in these old regions.
Deep structure goes further, incorporating "the cultural, social, historical, environmental and psychological forces that influence the target health behavior in the proposed target population.
The first reality of this deep structure is human intention.

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