Monitoring in language perception: evidence from ERPs in a picture-sentence matching task.

@article{Vissers2008MonitoringIL,
  title={Monitoring in language perception: evidence from ERPs in a picture-sentence matching task.},
  author={Constance Th. W. M. Vissers and Herman H. J. Kolk and Nan van de Meerendonk and Dorothee J. Chwilla},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={967-82}
}
P600 effects have been observed after syntactic ambiguous sentences, after several types of syntactic and semantic anomalies and after orthographic anomalies. On the basis of these findings, several investigators propose the P600 effect to reflect syntactic repair or syntactic restructuring. According to our Monitoring Theory the P600 effect reflects more general sentence reanalysis, to check whether the input sentence has been perceived appropriately. When the brain encounters a highly… CONTINUE READING

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