Structural generalizations over consonants and vowels in 11-month-old infants

@article{Pons2010StructuralGO,
  title={Structural generalizations over consonants and vowels in 11-month-old infants},
  author={Ferran Pons and Juan M. Toro},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2010},
  volume={116},
  pages={361-367}
}
Recent research has suggested consonants and vowels serve different roles during language processing. While statistical computations are preferentially made over consonants but not over vowels, simple structural generalizations are easily made over vowels but not over consonants. Nevertheless, the origins of this asymmetry are unknown. Here we tested if a lifelong experience with language is necessary for vowels to become the preferred target for structural generalizations. We presented 11… CONTINUE READING

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