Phonological knowledge in compensation for native and non-native assimilation

  title={Phonological knowledge in compensation for native and non-native assimilation},
  author={Isabelle Darcy and Franck Ramus and Anne Christophe and Katherine D. Kinzler and Emmanuel Dupoux},
We investigated whether compensation for phonological assimilation in the first language depends on language specific knowledge of phonological processes. To this end, we tested two different assimilation rules, one that exists in English and involves place of articulation, and another that exists in French and involves voicing. Both contrasts were tested on speakers of French and American English. In two experiments using a word detection task, we observed that participants showed a… CONTINUE READING
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