Electrophysiological evidence for incremental lexical-semantic integration in auditory compound comprehension.

@article{Koester2009ElectrophysiologicalEF,
  title={Electrophysiological evidence for incremental lexical-semantic integration in auditory compound comprehension.},
  author={Dirk Koester and H. Holle and Thomas C. Gunter},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 8-9},
  pages={1854-64}
}
The present study investigated the time-course of semantic integration in auditory compound word processing. Compounding is a productive mechanism of word formation that is used frequently in many languages. Specifically, we examined whether semantic integration is incremental or is delayed until the head, the last constituent in German, is available. Stimuli were compounds consisting of three nouns, and the semantic plausibility of the second and the third constituent was manipulated… CONTINUE READING

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