Visual Context Effects on Thematic Role Assignment in Children versus Adults: Evidence from Eye Tracking in German

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Prior research has shown that adults can make rapid use of visual context information (e.g., visual referential contrast and depicted agent-action-patient events) for syntactic structuring and disambiguation. By contrast, little is known about how visual context influences children’s language comprehension, and some results even suggest children cannot use… (More)

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@inproceedings{Zhang2012VisualCE, title={Visual Context Effects on Thematic Role Assignment in Children versus Adults: Evidence from Eye Tracking in German}, author={Lu Zhang and Pia Knoeferle}, booktitle={CogSci}, year={2012} }