Similarities and differences between phrase structure and morphosyntactic violations in Spanish: An event-related potentials study

@article{Hinojosa2003SimilaritiesAD,
  title={Similarities and differences between phrase structure and morphosyntactic violations in Spanish: An event-related potentials study},
  author={J. A. Hinojosa and M. Mart{\'i}n-Loeches and P. Casado and F. Mu{\~n}oz and F. Rubia},
  journal={Language and Cognitive Processes},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={113 - 142}
}
Event-related potentials (ERPs) were employed to compare word category and verb inflection violations in Spanish. A similar frontal negativity was found between 250-400 ms for both violation types, suggesting that they equally disrupt initial syntactic analyses. Also, word category violations elicited a negativity at posterior electrodes larger than verb inflection anomalies and correct sentences within this time window, probably reflecting difficulties to semantically analyse phrase structure… Expand
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