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Units of Language Mixing
A Cross-Linguistic Perspective
Language mixing is a ubiquitous phenomenon characterizing bilingual speakers. A frequent context where two languages are mixed is the word-internal level, demonstrating how tightly integrated the two grammars are in the ...
Self-embedding and complexity in oral registers
This article reports the results of a study on the self-embedding depth of nominal, verbal and clausal projections in spoken corpora of German. We compared two spoken registers featuring public and non-public (i.e. private) ...
The Form of Morphemes: MEG Evidence From Masked Priming of Two Hebrew Templates
Studies of lexical access have benefited from comparisons between languages like English, which shows concatenative morphology, and Semitic languages showing non-concatenative morphology of roots and patterns. Morphological ...
Towards the Quantification of Peggy Babcock: Speech Errors and Their Position within the Word
Sequences of similar (i.e., partially identical) words can be hard to say, as indicated by error frequencies, longer reaction and execution times. This study investigates the role of the location of this partial identity ...
Extending Situated Language Comprehension (Accounts) with Speaker and Comprehender Characteristics: Toward Socially Situated Interpretation
More and more findings suggest a tight temporal coupling between (non-linguistic) socially interpreted context and language processing. Still, real-time language processing accounts remain largely elusive with respect to ...
The female voice in Pasifika poetry
An exploration of “hybrid” identities in the Pacific diaspora
Histories of colonialism and migration have led to a wide variety of cultural identities in the Pacific diaspora. Afakasi in Samoan, hafekasi in Tongan, hapa in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi are all used to describe “half-caste” Pacific ...
Processing different kinds of semantic relations in picture-word interference with non-masked and masked distractors
Spoken production requires lexical selection, guided by the conceptual representation of the to-be-named target. Currently, the question whether lexical selection is subject to competition is hotly debated. In the picture-word ...
Generalizing About Striking Properties: Do Glippets Love to Play With Fire?
Two experiments investigated whether 4- and 5-year-old children are sensitive to whether the content of a generalization is about a salient or noteworthy property (henceforth “striking”) and whether varying the number of ...
Melodrama y reelaboración del pasado: la memoria de la dictadura militar en el cine argentino coproducido con España
Las representaciones de la memoria en el melodrama se han caracterizado por su noción de nostalgia. Mientras tanto, en la reconstrucción de la memoria de la última dictadura militar en Argentina se ha señalado una crisis ...
The neurocognitive signature of focus alternatives
Focus alternatives are words/phrases that can substitute for the focused constituent of an utterance. In “Carsten has picked [CHERRIES]F from the tree.”, (marked by pitch focus on cherries), the speaker wants to not only ...