Sentence processing in the visual and auditory modality: do comma and prosodic break have parallel functions?

@article{Kerkhofs2008SentencePI,
  title={Sentence processing in the visual and auditory modality: do comma and prosodic break have parallel functions?},
  author={Roel Kerkhofs and Wietske Vonk and Herbert Schriefers and Dorothee J. Chwilla},
  journal={Brain research},
  year={2008},
  volume={1224},
  pages={102-18}
}
Two Event-Related Potential (ERP) studies contrast the processing of locally ambiguous sentences in the visual and the auditory modality. These sentences are disambiguated by a lexical element. Before this element appears in a sentence, the sentence can also be disambiguated by a boundary marker: a comma in the visual modality, or a prosodic break in the auditory modality. Previous studies have shown that a specific ERP component, the Closure Positive Shift (CPS), can be elicited by these… CONTINUE READING

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