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Neurophysiological evidence for underspecified lexical representations: asymmetries with word initial variations

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How does the mental lexicon cope with phonetic variants in recognition of spoken words? Using a lexical decision task with and without fragment priming, the authors compared the processing of German words and pseudowords that differed only in the place of articulation of the initial consonant (place). Across both experiments, event-related brain potentials indicated that pseudowords with initial noncoronal place (e.g., *Brachen) activate words with initial coronal place (e.g...

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10.1037/a0012481

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University of Konstanz
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Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance Journal website
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34
Issue:
6
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1545-1559
Publication date:
2008-12-05
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0096-1523
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uuid:6409cf93-482c-4e6d-a225-b6b2037179d7
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