ITRW on Experimental Linguistics

Athens, Greece
August 28-30, 2006

Phonological Encoding in Speech Production

Niels O. Schiller (1,2,3)

(1) Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
(2) Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
(3) Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition (LIBC), The Netherlands

Language production comprises conceptual, grammatical, and word form encoding as well as articulation. This paper focuses on word form or phonological encoding. Phonological encoding in speech production can be subdivided into a number of sub-processes such as segmental, metrical, and syllabic encoding. Each of these processes is briefly described and illustrated with examples from my own research. Special attention is paid to time course issues introducing behavioural and electrophysiological research methods such as LRPs and ERPs. It is concluded that phonological encoding is an incremental planning process taking into account segmental, metrical, and syllabic encoding.

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Bibliographic reference.  Schiller, Niels O. (2006): "Phonological encoding in speech production", In ExLing-2006, 53-60.