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  • Scott Anderbois, Judith Aissen, Junko Ito, Armin Mester, Jaye Padgett, Anne Pycha +1 other
  • 2009
1. Introduction Yukatek Maya (YM) has two phonological phenomena, allophonic aspiration and [h]-epenthesis, which insert the feature [spread glottis] at the right edge of the prosodic word (ω) and phonological phrase (ϕ) respectively. Providing an OT analysis, then, requires constraints which privilege [s.g.] in certain`weak' positions. This sort of(More)
Previous research in cross-language perception has shown that non-native listeners often assimilate both single phonemes and phonotactic sequences to native language categories. This study examined whether associating meaning with words containing non-native phonotactics assists listeners in distinguishing the non-native sequences from native ones. In the(More)
Fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography ((18)FDG-PET) scan has become a valuable resource in the staging of lung cancer. Inflammation is known to cause false positives on (18)FDG-PET scan. In the absence of symptoms suggesting a diagnosis of an inflammatory condition, (18)FDG-avid lung masses on PET/CT scan is strongly suggestive of a diagnosis of(More)
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