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Misinterpretations in agreement and agreement attraction

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It has been well established that subject–verb number agreement can be disrupted by local noun phrases that differ in number from the subject head noun phrase. In sentence production, mismatches in the grammatical number of the head and local noun phrases lead to agreement errors on the verb as in: the key to the cabinets are. Similarly, although ungrammaticality typically causes disruption in measures of sentence comprehension, the disruption is reduced when the local noun phrase...

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Ohio State University, Marion
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Department of Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
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St Hugh's College
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Taylor and Francis
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Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology More from this journal
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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1747-0226
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1747-0218
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English
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2015-05-12

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