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Are interpretations of syntactic ambiguities under working memory load "good-enough"? Evidence from eye movements

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Syntactically ambiguous sentences offer an insight into how sentences generally are processed, by examining how readers recognise and reanalyse the ambiguity. However, it is only more recently that the comprehension product of syntactic analysis has been adequately tested, demonstrating that ambiguities are not always fully processed. This work has led to the good-enough approach to language processing and comprehension (e.g., Ferreira & Patson, 2007), which argues that sentence proces...

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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
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DPhil
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2018-04-25

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