Lexical activation ( and other factors ) can mediate compensation for coarticulation

  title={Lexical activation ( and other factors ) can mediate compensation for coarticulation},
  author={Arthur G. Samuela and Mark A. Pittb},
  • Arthur G. Samuela, Mark A. Pittb
  • Published 2003
A key dispute in theories of spoken word recognition is whether activation of a lexical representation can affect the perception of sublexical components, such as phonemes. Elman and McClelland (1988) provided evidence for such top– down processing by showing that a prelexical process (compensation for coarticulation) could be affected by lexical activation. However, Pitt and McQueen (1998) reported that the observed compensation effects were in fact due to the transitional probability of… CONTINUE READING

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