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If syllables were classification units in speech perception, auditory priming would show it.

Dumay, Nicolas, Content, Alain, Radeau, Monique (2007) If syllables were classification units in speech perception, auditory priming would show it. In: Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. . pp. 1881-1884. (doi:10.1037/e512682013-363) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:14925)

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Two auditory priming experiments tested whether the final overlap effect relies on syllabic representations. Amount of shared phonetic information and syllabic correspondence between prime and target nonwords were varied orthogonally. In the related conditions, CV.CCVC primes and targets shared the last syllable (e.g. pinclude-viclude) or the last syllable minus one phoneme (e.g. pinclude-viflude); conversely, CVC.CVC primes and targets shared the last

syllable (e.g. goltibe-purtibe) or the last syllable

plus one phoneme (e.g. goltibe-pultibe). Both experiments required to repeat back the targets, with Experiment 2 including foils. The facilitation induced by related primes increased with the number of shared phonemes, and was by and large independent of syllabic correspondence. There is

thus little evidence for pre-lexical syllabic classification.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1037/e512682013-363
Uncontrolled keywords: speech perception; auditory priming; syllable; shadowing
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Q Science > QP Physiology (Living systems)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: N. Dumay
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2009 11:02 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2023 11:29 UTC
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