Do u txt? Event-related potentials to semantic anomalies in standard and texted English.

@article{Berger2010DoUT,
  title={Do u txt? Event-related potentials to semantic anomalies in standard and texted English.},
  author={Natalie I Berger and Donna Coch},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={2010},
  volume={113 3},
  pages={135-48}
}
Texted English is a hybrid, technology-based language derived from standard English modified to facilitate ease of communication via instant and text messaging. We compared semantic processing of texted and standard English sentences by recording event-related potentials in a classic semantic incongruity paradigm designed to elicit an N400 effect. In participants fluent in both text and standard English, an N400 effect was elicited in both the texted and standard English conditions. The… CONTINUE READING

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