Stress in time.

  title={Stress in time.},
  author={Michael H. Kelly and Josef Bock},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  volume={14 3},
The goals of this research were to determine whether speakers adjust the stress patterns of words within sentences to create an alternation between strong and weak beats and to explore whether this rhythmic alternation contributes to the characteristics stress differences between two major lexical categories of English. Two experiments suggested that speakers do alter lexical stress in accordance with rhythmic biases. When speakers produced disyllabic pseudowords in sentence contexts, they were… CONTINUE READING
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