An ERP correlate of metrical stress in spoken word recognition.

@article{Bcker1999AnEC,
  title={An ERP correlate of metrical stress in spoken word recognition.},
  author={Koen B.E. B{\"o}cker and Marcel C. M. Bastiaansen and Jean Vroomen and Cornelis H. M. Brunia and Beatrice de Gelder},
  journal={Psychophysiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={
          706-20
        }
}
Rhythmic properties of spoken language such as metrical stress, that is, the alternation of strong and weak syllables, are important in speech recognition of stress-timed languages such as Dutch and English. Nineteen subjects listened passively to or discriminated actively between sequences of bisyllabic Dutch words, which started with either a weak or a strong syllable. Weak-initial words, which constitute 12% of the Dutch lexicon, evoked more negativity than strong-initial words in the… CONTINUE READING

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