Ninth International Conference on Spoken Language Processing

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
September 17-21, 2006

Accident - Execute: Increased Activation in Nonnative Listening

Mirjam Broersma

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, The Netherlands

Dutch and English listeners' perception of English words with partially overlapping onsets (e.g., accident . execute) was investigated. Partially overlapping words remained active longer for nonnative listeners, causing an increase of lexical competition in nonnative compared with native listening.

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Bibliographic reference.  Broersma, Mirjam (2006): "Accident - execute: increased activation in nonnative listening", In INTERSPEECH-2006, paper 1511-Wed1A3O.5.