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Agreement attraction in Serbian: decomposing markedness
(The Mental Lexicon, 2016)
Asymmetric number attraction effects have been typically explained via a privative markedness account: plural nouns are more marked than singular ones and thus stronger attractors. However, this account does not explain ...
Is there a common oscillatory brain mechanism for producing and predicting language?
(Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 2016)
Recent proposals have suggested that language prediction is supported by the neurophysiological mechanisms involved in language production. Both prediction and production in language imply information processing percolating ...
Stereotypes override grammar: Social knowledge in sentence comprehension
(Brain & Language, 2016)
Many studies have provided evidence for the automaticity and immediacy with which stereotypical knowledge affects our behavior. However, less is known about how such social knowledge interacts with linguistic cues during ...
Out-of-Synchrony Speech Entrainment in Developmental Dyslexia
(Human Brain Mapping, 2016)
Developmental dyslexia is a reading disorder often characterized by reduced awareness of speech units. Whether the neural source of this phonological disorder in dyslexic readers results from the malfunctioning of the ...
When “He” Can Also Be “She”: An ERP Study of Reflexive Pronoun Resolution in Written Mandarin Chinese
(Frontiers in Psychology, 2016)
The gender information in written Chinese third person pronouns is not symmetrically encoded: the character for “he” (yes, with semantic radical yes, meaning human) is used as a default referring to every individual, while ...