Lexical and prelexical influences on word segmentation: evidence from priming.

@article{Gow1995LexicalAP,
  title={Lexical and prelexical influences on word segmentation: evidence from priming.},
  author={David W. Gow and Peter C. Gordon},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  year={1995},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={344-59}
}
The authors examined the interaction of acoustic and lexical information in lexical access and segmentation. The cross-modal lexical priming technique was used to determine which word meanings listeners access at the offsets of oronyms (e.g., tulips or two lips) presented in connected speech. In Experiment 1, participants showed priming by the meaning of tulips when presented with two lips. In Experiment 2, priming by the meaning of the 2nd word was found in such sequences (e.g., lips in two… CONTINUE READING
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