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Language processing: a psycholinguistic approach

Grant number: 18/17386-2
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2019
Effective date (End): February 28, 2021
Field of knowledge:Linguistics, Literature and Arts - Linguistics - Applied Linguistics
Principal Investigator:Marcello Modesto dos Santos
Grantee:Leonardo Zeine Mendes de Souza
Home Institution: Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil

Abstract

Recent work, Ferreira (2006, 1012), Bailey (2004), has shown that the mental representations of verbal arguments lingers in working memory even after corrections (in the case of fillers) or reanalysis (garden-path sentences). This works proposes, thus, a eye-tracking experiment to investigate the relation between memory priming and information structure, in accordance with the Good-Enough approach to processing.