Linking production and comprehension processes: The case of relative clauses

@article{Gennari2009LinkingPA,
  title={Linking production and comprehension processes: The case of relative clauses},
  author={Silvia P. Gennari and Maryellen C. MacDonald},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2009},
  volume={111},
  pages={1-23}
}
Six studies investigated the relationship between production and comprehension by examining how relative clause production mechanisms influence the probabilistic information used by comprehenders to understand these structures. Two production experiments show that accessibility-based mechanisms that are influenced by noun animacy and verb type shape relative clause production. Two corpus studies confirm these production mechanisms in naturally occurring productions. Two comprehension studies… CONTINUE READING

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