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Title: Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension
Subtitle: Processing Hindi Center Embeddings
Written By: Shravan Vasishth
Edited By: Laurence R Horn
Series Title: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

The first-ever investigation of sentence processing in Hindi, Working Memory in Sentence Comprehension studies the predictions of three existing, wide-coverage sentence processing models. In experiments that apply these models to Hindi, Shravan Vasishth develops a new sentence processing model that builds on existing theories and overcomes their empirical problems. Advancing the understanding of human parsing processes, this book is a landmark in cross-linguistic research, presenting a challenging set of sentence processing facts that will impact future theories.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Hindi
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415967619
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 296
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