Corpus ID: 8707281

How Metalinguistic Negation Differs from Descriptive Negation: ERP Evidence

@inproceedings{Lee2015HowMN,
  title={How Metalinguistic Negation Differs from Descriptive Negation: ERP Evidence},
  author={Chungmin Lee},
  booktitle={EAPCogSci},
  year={2015}
}
  • Chungmin Lee
  • Published in EAPCogSci 2015
  • Psychology, Computer Science
This talk explores degree adverbial modifiers licensed exclusively by metalinguistic negation (MN), and compares them with those licensed by descriptive negation (DN) such as NPIs. It shows how MN-licensing is more marked than DN-licensing in prosody and then attempts to show how anomalies arising from misplacing MN-licensed adverbs in DN-requiring short form negation sentences elicit the approximate N400 but not the P600 in ERPs. This strongly suggests that such anomalies are meaning-related… Expand

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