Spoken word production: A theory of lexical access
- LinguisticsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
The theory of lexical access covers a sequence of processing stages beginning with the speaker's focusing on a target concept and ending with the initiation of articulation, which provides a handle on the analysis of multiword utterance production as well as a guide to the analysis and design of neuroimaging studies of spoken utterances production.
Second language experience influences salience of phonological units in spoken word production in the first language
- LinguisticsInternational Journal of Bilingualism
Research question: Previous research suggests that the grain size of primary phonological units (PUs) in spoken word production is language-specific (e.g., phonemic segments in Germanic languages,…
The specific-word frequency effect: implications for the representation of homophones in speech production.
- PsychologyJournal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition
The results argue against the hypothesis that homophones share a common word-form representation, and support instead a model in whichhomophones have fully independent representations.
Attention in Speech
As language users we speak about objects and events in the world, make references, express thoughts in sentences or simply name objects. Language production also includes naming aloud objects written…
The Effect of Animacy and Noun Phrase Length on Austronesian Voice Production: An Experimental Approach
Speakers’ production patterns are clearly shaped by the structural properties of their specific language(s), but what about instances when multiple word orders and grammatical voice choices are…
Primary phonological planning units in spoken word production are language-specific: Evidence from an ERP study
- Linguistics, PsychologyScientific Reports
The results provide the first electrophysiological evidence for the distinct role of syllables in producing Mandarin spoken words, supporting a language specificity hypothesis about the primary phonological units in spoken word production.
Speech-intentions and self-monitoring - Manipulating verbal feedback in a single-word production task
It is commonly assumed that the speech production process is started and guided by a clear conception of what to say, i.e. an intention or a pre-linguistic message. This intention can also function…
The representation of homophones: Evidence from remediation
- Linguistics, Psychology
Background: This single case study examines the linguistic phenomenon of ambiguous spoken words: homophones. In the psycholinguistic research literature the lexicalisation of homophones is the…
Syllables are Retrieved before Segments in the Spoken Production of Mandarin Chinese: An ERP Study
- PsychologyScientific Reports
These findings provide a relative temporal course of syllable and segment encoding in Chinese spoken naming: Syllables are retrieved before segments, and constitute the primary processing units during the early stage of word-form encoding.
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A Theory of Lexical Access in Speech Production
The core of the theory, ranging from lexical selection to the initiation of phonetic encoding, is captured in a computational model, called WEAVER++, and the model can handle some of the main observations in the domain of speech errors.
Metrical structure in planning the production of spoken words
According to most models of speech production, the planning of spoken words involves the independent retrieval of segments and metrical frames followed by segment-to-frame association. In some…
Phonological Segments and Features as Planning Units in Speech Production
The author reports four experiments that examined phonological processes in spoken word production using the WEAVER model of word-form encoding, in which a serial encoding of segments is followed by a parallel activation of features.
Where is the length effect? A cross-linguistic study.
If words are encoded serially, then articulation can start before an entire phonological word has been encoded, and it is shown that the time to name a picture or retrieve a word associated with a symbol is not affected by the length of the word.
The WEAVER model of word-form encoding in speech production
The time course of phonological encoding in language production: The encoding of successive syllables of a word ☆
- Linguistics, Psychology
Word Frequency Effects in Speech Production: Retrieval of Syntactic Information and of Phonological Form
In 7 experiments the authors investigated the locus of word frequency effects in speech production, Experiment 1 demonstrated a frequency effect in picture naming that was robust over repetitions,…
Movement errors and levels of processing in sentence production
Spanish provides a clear case to attest the role of syllabic structure in production processes, the constraints set by word boundaries in sublexical errors, and the contribution of inflectional suffixes to the assignment of grammatical category to the root morphemes.