Predicting visual information during sentence processing: Toddlers activate an object's shape before it is mentioned.

Abstract

We examined the contents of language-mediated prediction in toddlers by investigating the extent to which toddlers are sensitive to visual shape representations of upcoming words. Previous studies with adults suggest limits to the degree to which information about the visual form of a referent is predicted during language comprehension in low constraint… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.11.002

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