Prediction in Language Comprehension beyond Specific Words: An ERP Study on Sentence Comprehension in Polish.

@inproceedings{Szewczyk2013PredictionIL,
  title={Prediction in Language Comprehension beyond Specific Words: An ERP Study on Sentence Comprehension in Polish.},
  author={Jakub Szewczyk and Herbert Schriefers},
  year={2013}
}
Recently, several ERP studies have shown that the human language comprehension system anticipates words that are highly likely continuations of a given text. However, it remains an open issue whether the language comprehension system can also make predictions that go beyond a specific word. Here, we address the question of whether readers predict broad semantically defined classes of words. Event-related brain potentials were recorded, while native Polish speakers read short stories for… CONTINUE READING

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