Effects of phoneme repetition in spoken utterance generation.

Damian, Markus and Dumay, Nicolas (2007) Effects of phoneme repetition in spoken utterance generation. In: Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 6th - 10th August 2007, Saarbrücken, Germany. (Access to this publication is restricted)

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Abstract

The degree of phonological advance planning in spoken production was investigated with a paradigm in which speakers performed speeded naming responses to coloured line drawings of objects. Colours and object names were chosen such that a phoneme matched, or mismatched, between adjective and noun. A facilitatory effect of repeated phoneme was demonstrated, which was found not only when the phoneme occupied the word-initial position (“green goat”), but also in the central (“black pan”) or word-final (“black monk”) position. These results imply that speakers planned the phonological content of the entire phrase before starting their articulation. A facilitatory effect was additionally found when the repeated phoneme occupied a different position within each word (“green flag”). The latter result suggests that the spoken production system represents segments independently of their position within a word.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > QP Physiology (Living systems)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Depositing User: Nicolas Dumay
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2009 10:23
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2011 01:42
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14929 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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