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Production predicts comprehension: Animacy effects in Mandarin relative clause processing

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This article investigates the relationship between production and comprehension of relative clauses in Mandarin Chinese. In a picture description task, we find strong head noun animacy effects on relative clause production despite the fact that Mandarin has head-final relative clauses ([[relative clause] head noun]), so that the animate/inanimate head noun is uttered late. These and other production results have implications for theories of incremental language planning. We then used corpus a...

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10.1016/j.jml.2015.11.006

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of Memory and Language More from this journal
Volume:
89
Pages:
87-109
Publication date:
2015-12-28
Acceptance date:
2015-10-30
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EISSN:
1096-0821
ISSN:
0749-596X
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pubs:607858
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uuid:6befca92-ff82-4dc2-861f-66206516e5a8
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pubs:607858
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607858
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2016-03-04

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