Event-Related Potentials and Language Processing: A Brief Overview

@article{Kaan2007EventRelatedPA,
  title={Event-Related Potentials and Language Processing: A Brief Overview},
  author={Edith Kaan},
  journal={Language and Linguistics Compass},
  year={2007},
  volume={1},
  pages={571-591}
}
Since the publication of the first papers on event-related brain potentials (ERP) and language in the 1980s, the field of electrophysiology of language has evolved a great deal. This article is a brief overview of ERPs and languageprocessing research. It discusses how ERPs are derived, provides the pros and cons of using ERPs for language-processing research, and gives a summary of the major ERP components relevant to research on speech perception (mismatch negativity), word and sentence… CONTINUE READING

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