Evaluating Semantic Internalization Among Users of an Online Review Platform

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The present study draws on recent sociological literature that argues that the study of cognition and culture can benefit from theories of embodied cognition. The concept of semantic internalization is introduced, which is conceptualized as the ability to perceive and articulate the topics that are of most concern to a community as they are manifested in social discourse. Semantic internalization is partly an application of emotional intelligence in the context of community-level discourse. Semantic internalization is measured through the application of Latent Semantic Analysis. Furthermore, it is investigated whether this ability is related to an individual’s social capital and habitus. ... continued below

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Zaras, Dimitrios August 2015.

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The present study draws on recent sociological literature that argues that the study of cognition and culture can benefit from theories of embodied cognition. The concept of semantic internalization is introduced, which is conceptualized as the ability to perceive and articulate the topics that are of most concern to a community as they are manifested in social discourse. Semantic internalization is partly an application of emotional intelligence in the context of community-level discourse. Semantic internalization is measured through the application of Latent Semantic Analysis. Furthermore, it is investigated whether this ability is related to an individual’s social capital and habitus. The analysis is based on data collected from the online review platform yelp.com.

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Zaras, Dimitrios. Evaluating Semantic Internalization Among Users of an Online Review Platform, thesis, August 2015; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc804823/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .