Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension

Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension : Processing Hindi Center Embeddings

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The first-ever investigation of sentence processing in Hindi, Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension studies the predictions of three existing, wide-coverage sentence processing models. In experiments that apply these models to Hindi, Shravan Vasishth develops a new sentence processing model that builds on existing theories and overcomes their empirical problems. Advancing the understanding of human parsing processes, this book is a landmark in cross-linguistic research, presenting a challenging set of sentence processing facts that will impact future more

Product details

  • Paperback | 291 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 15.49mm | 385g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138868337
  • 9781138868335

Table of contents

List of Tables List of Figures List of Algorithms Preface Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Three models of sentence processing 3. The effect of similar case marketing: Experiments 1-3 4. Distance effects of similarity-based interference?: Experiments 4-6 5. Increasing distance can facilitate fronting: Experiment 7 6. Length, positions, and reading time: Myths and misunderstanding 7. Concluding remarks, and a new sentence processing model Appendix A: Stimuli for the experiments References Indexshow more