The role of nondeclarative memory in the skill for language: Evidence from syntactic priming in patients with amnesia

@article{Heyselaar2017TheRO,
  title={The role of nondeclarative memory in the skill for language: Evidence from syntactic priming in patients with amnesia},
  author={Evelien Heyselaar and Katrien Segaert and Serge J W Walvoort and Roy P. C. Kessels and Peter Hagoort},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2017},
  volume={101},
  pages={97-105}
}

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