Regular morphologically complex neologisms leave detectable traces in the mental lexicon

@inproceedings{Vaan2007RegularMC,
  title={Regular morphologically complex neologisms leave detectable traces in the mental lexicon},
  author={Laura de Vaan and Robert Schreuder and R. Harald Baayen},
  year={2007}
}
This study investigates whether regular morphological complex neologisms leave detectable traces in the mental lexicon. Experiment 1 (subjective frequency estimation) was a validation study for our materials. It revealed that semantic ambiguity led to a greater reduction of the ratings for neologisms compared to existing words. Experiment 2 (visual lexical decision) and Experiment 3 (self-paced reading in connected discourse) made use of long-distance priming. In both experiments, the prime… CONTINUE READING

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