Detection of pitch violations depends upon the familiarity of intonational contour of sentences.

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INTRODUCTION Former studies have shown that a pitch change in utterances in speech was detected accurately in both native (French) and unfamiliar (Portuguese) language and produced an early negativity and a late positivity in the event-related brain potentials (ERPs), more clearly marked in the native language (Schön et al., 2004; Marques et al., 2007). The… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2010.03.008

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@article{Colombo2011DetectionOP, title={Detection of pitch violations depends upon the familiarity of intonational contour of sentences.}, author={Lucia Colombo and Chizuru Deguchi and Magali Boureux and Michela Sarlo and Mireille Besson}, journal={Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior}, year={2011}, volume={47 5}, pages={557-68} }