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Achieving incremental semantic interpretation through contextual representation
While much work has been done investigating the role of context in the incremental processing of syntactic indeterminacies, relatively little is known about online semantic interpretation. TheExpand
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Accent and reference resolution in spoken-language comprehension
Abstract The role of accent in reference resolution was investigated by monitoring eye fixations to lexical competitors (e.g., candy and candle ) as participants followed prerecorded instructions toExpand
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Circumscribing Referential Domains during Real-Time Language Comprehension
A head-mounted eye-tracking methodology was used to investigate how linguistic and nonlinguistic information sources are combined to constrain referential interpretation. In two experiments,Expand
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Effects of aging and noise on real-time spoken word recognition: evidence from eye movements.
PURPOSE To use eye tracking to investigate age differences in real-time lexical processing in quiet and in noise in light of the fact that older adults find it more difficult than younger adults toExpand
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Actions and affordances in syntactic ambiguity resolution.
In 2 experiments, eye movements were monitored as participants followed instructions containing temporary syntactic ambiguities (e.g., "Pour the egg in the bowl over the flour"). The authors variedExpand
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Structural Parallelism and Discourse Coherence: A Test of Centering Theory
Abstract Three experiments investigate the effects of utterance structure and anaphoric reference on discourse comprehension. These factors are examined in the context of utterance pairs withExpand
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Lexical competition during second-language listening: sentence context, but not proficiency, constrains interference from the native lexicon.
  • C. Chambers, H. Cooke
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental psychology. Learning…
  • 1 July 2009
A spoken language eye-tracking methodology was used to evaluate the effects of sentence context and proficiency on parallel language activation during spoken language comprehension. NonnativeExpand
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When hearsay trumps evidence: How generic language guides preschoolers’ inferences about unfamiliar things
Two experiments investigated 4-year-olds' use of descriptive sentences to learn non-obvious properties of unfamiliar kinds. Novel creatures were described using generic or nongeneric sentences (e.g.,Expand
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Picture perfect: A stimulus set of 225 pairs of matched clipart and photographic images normed by Mechanical Turk and laboratory participants
The present study provides normative measures for a new stimulus set of images consisting of 225 everyday objects, each depicted both as a photograph and a matched clipart image generated directly from the photograph (450 images total). Expand
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An fMRI investigation of strategies for word recognition.
A common procedure used to study visual word recognition is the lexical decision task (LDT). Behavioral studies have demonstrated that overall performance in this task is modulated by the type ofExpand
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