The Recognition of Phonologically Assimilated Words Does Not Depend on Specific Language Experience

@article{Mitterer2006TheRO,
  title={The Recognition of Phonologically Assimilated Words Does Not Depend on Specific Language Experience},
  author={Holger Mitterer and Val{\'e}ria Cs{\'e}pe and Ferenc Honbolygo and Leo Blomert},
  journal={Cognitive science},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={451-79}
}
In a series of 5 experiments, we investigated whether the processing of phonologically assimilated utterances is influenced by language learning. Previous experiments had shown that phonological assimilations, such as /lean#bacon/ → [leam bacon], are compensated for in perception. In this article, we investigated whether compensation for assimilation can occur without experience with an assimilation rule using automatic event-related potentials. Our first experiment indicated that Dutch… CONTINUE READING