Spyridoula Cheimariou

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Lexical retrieval in production is a competitive process, requiring activation of a target word from semantic input and its selection from amongst coactivated items. Competitors are automatically primed through spreading activation within the lexicon, but competition may be increased by the prior presentation of related items: the semantic interference(More)
Fine et al. (2013) recently demonstrated that readers continually adapt their syntactic expectations in order to accurately approximate the distributions of syntactic structures in a given communicative context. Here, we examine patterns of eye movements as subjects read sentences that contain an atypical distribution of syntactic structures to gain more(More)
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