Inflectional frames in language production.

Janssen, Dirk P. and Roelofs, Ardi and Levelt, Willem J. M. (2002) Inflectional frames in language production. Language and Cognitive Processes, 17 (3). pp. 209-236. ISSN 0169-0965 . (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

The authors report six implicit priming experiments that examined the production of inflected forms. Participants produced words out of small sets in response to prompts. The words differed in form or shared word-initial segments, which allowed for preparation. In constant inflectional sets, the words had the same number of inflectional suffixes, whereas in variable sets the number of suffixes differed. In the experiments, preparation effects were obtained, which were larger in the constant than in the variable sets. Control experiments showed that this difference in effect was not due to syntactic class or phonological form per se. The results are interpreted in terms of a slot-and-filler model of word production, in which inflectional frames, on the one hand, and stems and affixes, on the other hand, are independently spelled out on the basis of an abstract morpho-syntactic specification of the word, which is followed by morpheme-to-frame association

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: C.A. Simms
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2008 16:51
Last Modified: 23 May 2014 14:12
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/4352 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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