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[Volume 9, Issie 1] (2008) pp. 49 -69
Grammaticality Judgment of Garden Path Sentences in Persian
Hamideh Marefat and Ali Arabmofrad(University of Tehran)
Garden path sentences have been shown to predict difficulty in language processing, but no study has been conducted on Persian language. This study tested the prediction for Persian ambiguous sentences having two DPs in which the second DP functions as either the modifier of the first DP or the subject/object of the next clause. No significant effects were obtained for grammaticality judgment times but results of the analysis of accuracy of judgments for garden path sentences from 41 Persian native speakers by the use of RSVP technique revealed that there is a garden path effect in such sentences in Persian, and the distance of the critical word from the verb as the disambiguating word affects the comprehension of Persian garden path sentences. Moreover, the results showed that the location of the disambiguating word has an influential impact on processing garden path sentences. The results are discussed in the framework of the late closure principle.



 
 

Total 48
Articles
[Volume 9, Issie 2] (2008) pp. 193-233
On Idioms: Cornerstones for a Neurological Model of Language Processing
Dieter G. Hillert(University of California, San Diego)
[Volume 9, Issie 1] (2008) pp. 71-88
Effects of Structural Factors on TV Commercial Processing
Maki Sakamoto(The University of Electro-Communications), Koichi Yamamoto(Dentsu Communication Institute Inc.), Tetsuya Hayashida(Dentsu Inc.)
[Volume 9, Issie 1] (2008) pp. 49-69
Grammaticality Judgment of Garden Path Sentences in Persian
Hamideh Marefat and Ali Arabmofrad(University of Tehran)
[Volume 9, Issie 1] (2008) pp. 31-48
Perceptual priming and structural choice in Russian sentence production
Andriy Myachykov(University of Edinburgh) and Russell Tomlin(University of Oregon)
[Volume 9, Issie 1] (2008) pp. 1-30
An Experimental Syntactic Study of Binding of Multiple Anaphors in Korean
Ji-Hye Kim and James Hye Suk Yoon(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaig)
[Volume 9, Issie 2] (2008) pp. 159-191
Dependency Distance as a Metric of Language Comprehension Difficulty
Haitao Liu(Institute of Applied Linguistics Communication , University of China)
[Volume 9, Issie 2] (2008) pp. 111-157
Assessment Battery for Communication - ABaCo:A new Instrument for the Evaluation of Pragmatic Abilities
Sacco K. , Angeleri R. , Bosco F.M. , Colle L. , Mate D. and Bara B.G. (University of Turin)
[Volume 9, Issie 2] (2008) pp. 89-109
Rediscovering Symbols: The Role of Category Labels in Similarity Judgment
Na-Yung Yu, Takashi Yamauchi, and Jay Schumacher(Department of Psychology, Texas A&M University)
[Volume 10, Issie 1] (2009) pp. 97-112
Non-Factual Before as an Exceptive Construction
Douglas J. Wulf(George Mason University)
[Volume 10, Issie 1] (2009) pp. 53-95
Linguistic and Perceptual Categories in Colour Vision: A Critical Review
David Bimler(Massey University)
[Volume 10, Issie 1] (2009) pp. 41-52
Categorical Perception of Color is Restricted to the Right Visual Field in Korean Speakers Who Maintain Central Fixation
Debi Roberson(University of Essex) and Hyensou Pak(Yeungnam University)
[Volume 10, Issie 1] (2009) pp. 21-40
Unique Hue Judgment in Different Languages: A Comparison of Korean and English
Hyensou Pak(Yeungnam University) and Debi Roberson(University of Essex)
[Volume 10, Issie 1] (2009) pp. 1-20
The Impact of Statistical Distributions of Colours on Colour Category Acquisition
Tony Belpaeme(University of Plymouth) and Joris Bleys(Vrije Universiteit Brusse)
[Volume 10, Issie 2] (2009) pp. 245-278
Comprehension of communicative intentions: The case of figurative language
Francesca M. Bosco(University of Turin, Neuroscience Institute of Turin), Marianna Vallana(University of Turin), and Monica Bucciarelli(University of Turin)
[Volume 10, Issie 2] (2009) pp. 227-244
Numeral Classifiers and Nominal Functional Projections in Korean
So-Young Park(Seoul National University)
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