Processing polarity: ERP evidence for differences between positive and negative polarity.

  title={Processing polarity: ERP evidence for differences between positive and negative polarity.},
  author={Anna Yurchenko and Dirk-Bart Den Ouden and Jack Hoeksema and Olga V Dragoy and John C. J. Hoeks and Laurie A. Stowe},
  volume={51 1},
The goal of the present study was to investigate event-related potential (ERP) responses to Dutch negative and positive polarity adverbs of degree presented in licensed and unlicensed contexts with negative and affirmative particles directly preceding the polarity item. To control for effects of the processing of negation as such, neutral adverbs were also presented in negative and affirmative contexts. The results did not show any significant effect of negation for the non-polar adverbs… CONTINUE READING

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