Reflections on Frequency Effects in Language Processing

  title={Reflections on Frequency Effects in Language Processing},
  author={Nick C. Ellis},
This response addresses the following points raised in the commentaries: (a) complementary learning mechanisms, the distinction between explicit and implicit memory, and the neuroscience of “noticing”; (b) what must and what need not be noticed for learning; (c) when frequency fails to drive learning, which addresses factors such as failing to notice cues, perseveration, transfer from L1, developmental readiness, thinking too hard, pedagogical input, and practicing; (d) attention and form… CONTINUE READING
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