Dumay, Nicolas and Banel, Marie-Hélène and Frauenfelder, Uli and Content, Alain (1998) Le rôle de la syllabe: segmentation lexicale ou classification? In: Actes des XXIIèmes Journées d’Etudes sur la Parole, 15th-19th June 1998, Martigny, Switzerland.
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Two word-spotting experiments were conducted to assess the role of syllable onsets and offsets in lexical segmentation. Participants detected CVC words embedded initially or finally in bisyllabic nonce strings with aligned CVC.CVC or non-aligned CV.CCVC syllabic structure. Misalignment of word and syllable onsets in the spotting of item-final words produced a greater perceptual cost than the misalignment of word and syllable offsets. These results support the view that the syllabic structure of continuous speech is mainly used to locate potential word onsets. The implications of these findings for the nature of spoken word recognition are discussed.
|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 10:46|
|Last Modified:||06 Sep 2011 01:42|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14934 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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