Disfluencies affect the parsing of garden-path sentences q

@inproceedings{Bailey2003DisfluenciesAT,
  title={Disfluencies affect the parsing of garden-path sentences q},
  author={Karl G. D. Bailey and Fernanda M{\'a}rcia Rodrigues Martins Ferreira},
  year={2003}
}
Spontaneous speech differs in several ways from the sentences often studied in psycholinguistics experiments. One important difference is that naturally produced utterances often contain disfluencies. In this study, we examined how the presence of ‘‘uh’’ in a spoken sentence might affect processes that assign syntactic structure (i.e., parsing). Four experiments are reported. In the first, participants judged the grammaticality of sentences that had disfluencies either right before the head… CONTINUE READING
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