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Asymmetries in the perception of Mandarin tones: evidence from mismatch negativity

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Most investigations of the representation and processing of speech sounds focus on their segmental representations, and considerably less is known about the representation of suprasegmental phenomena (e.g., Mandarin tones). Here we examine the mismatch negativity (MMN) response to the contrast between Mandarin Tone 3 (T3) and other tones using a passive oddball paradigm. Since the MMN response has been shown to be sensitive to the featural contents of speech sounds in a way that is compatible...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1037/xhp0000242

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Ling Philology and Phonetics Fac
Scuhlter, K More by this author
Almeida, D More by this author
Publisher:
American Psychological Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance Journal website
Publication date:
2016-05-19
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EISSN:
1939-1277
ISSN:
0096-1523
URN:
uuid:ec3164e3-5a11-4a4c-a95d-d4ffa2743ea9
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611533
Local pid:
pubs:611533

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