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ERIC Number: EJ420803
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0010-0285
Broken Agreement.
Bock, Kathryn; Miller, Carol A.
Cognitive Psychology, v23 n1 p45-93 Jan 1991
What errors in English subject-to-verb agreement reveal about the syntactic nature of sentence subjects was investigated. Participants in 3 experiments included 104 undergraduates and 64 members of a university community. Results suggest the abstract syntactic relation of subject controls/mediates verb agreement, not notional properties and positions of noun phrases. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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