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ERIC Number: EJ858962
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 28
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0169-0965
Mechanisms of Interaction in Speech Production
Baese-Berk, Melissa; Goldrick, Matthew
Language and Cognitive Processes, v24 n4 p527-554 2009
Many theories predict the presence of interactive effects involving information represented by distinct cognitive processes in speech production. There is considerably less agreement regarding the precise cognitive mechanisms that underlie these interactive effects. For example, are they driven by purely production-internal mechanisms (e.g., Dell, 1986) or do they reflect the influence of perceptual monitoring mechanisms on production processes (e.g., Roelofs, 2004)? Acoustic analyses reveal the phonetic realisation of words is influenced by their word-specific properties--supporting the presence of interaction between lexical-level and phonetic information in speech production. A second experiment examines what mechanisms are responsible for this interactive effect. The results suggest the effect occurs on-line and is not purely driven by listener modelling. These findings are consistent with the presence of an interactive mechanism that is online and internal to the production system. (Contains 8 tables, 4 figures, and 8 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois