Contextual Constraints on the Comprehension of Relative Clause Sentences in Chinese : ERPs Evidence *

@inproceedings{Yang2006ContextualCO,
  title={Contextual Constraints on the Comprehension of Relative Clause Sentences in Chinese : ERPs Evidence *},
  author={Chin Lung Yang and Charles A. Perfetti},
  year={2006}
}
This paper reports two event-related potentials (ERPs) studies designed to test the universal and language-specific characteristics of cognitive mechanisms and their neurocognitive substrates during the real-time processing of sentence integration in Chinese. Native Chinese (Mandarin) speakers read sentences with different kinds of relative clauses (RC, subject-/object-extracted) when the RC modified the grammatical subject of the matrix clause (Experiment 1a) and the grammatical object of the… CONTINUE READING

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