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Priming the Comprehension of German Object Relative Clauses

Brandt, Silke; Nitschke, Sanjo; Kidd, Evan

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Structural priming is a useful laboratory-based technique for investigating how children respond to temporary changes in the distribution of structures in their input. In the current study we investigated whether increasing the number of object relative clauses (RCs) in German-speaking children’s input changes their processing preferences for ambiguous RCs. Fifty-one 6-year-olds and 54 9-year-olds participated in a priming task that (i) gauged their baseline interpretations for ambiguous RC...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/247353
Source: Language Learning and Development
DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2016.1235500

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