Memory interference during language processing.

@article{Gordon2001MemoryID,
  title={Memory interference during language processing.},
  author={Peter C. Gordon and Randall Hendrick and M Christina Johnson},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  year={2001},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={1411-23}
}
The authors studied the operation of working memory in language comprehension by examining the reading of complex sentences. Reading time and comprehension accuracy in self-paced reading by college students were studied as a function of type of embedded clause (object-extracted vs. subject-extracted) and the types of noun phrases (NPs) in the stimulus sentences, including relative clauses and clefts. The poorer language comprehension performance typically observed for object-extracted compared… CONTINUE READING
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