A PET investigation of lexicality and phonotactic frequency in oral language processing.

@article{Majerus2002API,
  title={A PET investigation of lexicality and phonotactic frequency in oral language processing.},
  author={Steve Majerus and Fabienne Collette and Martial van der Linden and Philippe Peigneux and Steven Laureys and Guy Delfiore and Christian Degueldre and Andr{\'e} Luxen and Eric Salmon},
  journal={Cognitive neuropsychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={343-61}
}
Lexicality and phonotactic frequency effects are observed in many cognitive studies on language processing, but little is known about their underlying neural substrates, especially with regard to phonotactic frequency effects. Here, we conducted a positron emission tomography (PET) study in which 11 right-handed volunteers had either to repeat or to listen to lists of words, high phonotactic frequency nonwords, and low phonotactic frequency nonwords. The comparison of word versus nonword… CONTINUE READING