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Phrasal Ordering Constraints in Sentence Production: Phrase Length and Verb Disposition in Heavy-NP Shift
Abstract Heavy-NP shift is the tendency for speakers to place long or “heavy” noun phrase direct objects at the end of a sentence rather than in the canonical postverbal position. Three experimentsExpand
Stages of lexical access in language production
We describe two primary stages in the top-down process of lexical access in production, a stage of lemma access in which words are retrieved as syntactic-semantic entities, and a stage ofExpand
Proximate units in word production: Phonological encoding begins with syllables in Mandarin Chinese but with segments in English
In Mandarin Chinese, speakers benefit from fore-knowledge of what the first syllable but not of what the first phonemic segment of a disyllabic word will be (Chen, Chen, & Dell, 2002), contrastingExpand
Mediated and convergent lexical priming in language production: a comment on Levelt et al. (1991).
Levelt et al. (1991) argued that modular semantic and phonological stage theories of lexical access in language production are to be preferred over interactive spreading-activation theories (e.g.,Expand
Phonological competition and cooperation in form-related priming: sequential and nonsequential processes in word production.
Phonological competition theory states that competition among discrepant segments of similar words leads to inhibition of high-frequency word-naming responses in form-related priming tasks. IfExpand
Mediated Semantic-Phonological Priming: Calling Distant Relatives
Many interactive activation theories state that activation of words entails concomitant activation of semantically related lexical items and thus indirectly of phonological relatives of the semanticExpand
Conjoint and dissociable effects of syntactic and semantic context.
  • P. O'Seaghdha
  • Medicine
  • Journal of experimental psychology. Learning…
  • 1997
Manipulating the semantic relatedness of noun and verb targets in contexts where they are grammatically appropriate or inappropriate allows for simultaneous examination of syntactic and semanticExpand
Perceptual Bias in Speech Error Data Collection: Insights from Spanish Speech Errors
This paper studies the reliability and validity of naturalistic speech errors as a tool for language production research. Possible biases when collecting naturalistic speech errors are identified andExpand
The dependence of lexical relatedness effects on syntactic connectedness.
Context effects on lexical decision were analyzed by manipulating lexical relatedness and syntactic connectedness. Related and unrelated word pairs were embedded in syntactic (e.g., "the author ofExpand
The exception does not rule: attention constrains form preparation in word production.
Form preparation in word production, the benefit of exploiting a useful common sound (such as the first phoneme) of iteratively spoken small groups of words, is notoriously fastidious, exhibiting aExpand