ITRW on Experimental Linguistics

Athens, Greece
August 28-30, 2006

Assessing Aspectual Asymmetries in Human Language Processing

Foong Ha Yap, Stella Wing Man Kwan, Emily Sze Man Yiu, Patrick Chun Kau Chu, Stella Fat Wong

Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

This paper reports reaction time studies on aspect processing, and highlights that aspectual asymmetries (perfective vs. imperfective facilitation) in terms of reaction time is dependent on verb types.

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Bibliographic reference.  Yap, Foong Ha / Kwan, Stella Wing Man / Yiu, Emily Sze Man / Chu, Patrick Chun Kau / Wong, Stella Fat (2006): "Assessing aspectual asymmetries in human language processing", In ExLing-2006, 257-260.