Effects of Task on the Processing of Swedish Word Accents: A Reaction Time and Response Time Study

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Abstract

This study investigated the effect of experimental task on the processing of Central Swedish word accents. Both reaction times and response times were included as behavioural measures in a word accent/suffix (mis-)match paradigm. Results support the hypothesis that Accent 2 is associated with a heavier lexical functional load as compared to Accent 1. This effect was found to be relatively task-independent.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNordic Prosody: proceedings of the XIth conference
EditorsEva Liina Asu, Pärtel Lippus
PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Group
Pages353-362
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)978-3-631-64427-0
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventNordic Prosody, 2012 - Tartu, Estonia
Duration: 2012 Aug 152012 Aug 17
Conference number: 11

Conference

ConferenceNordic Prosody, 2012
Country/TerritoryEstonia
CityTartu
Period2012/08/152012/08/17

Bibliographical note

The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015.
The record was previously connected to the following departments: Linguistics and Phonetics (015010003)

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • General Language Studies and Linguistics

Keywords

  • word accents
  • speech processing
  • reaction times
  • response times
  • lexical
  • accent 1
  • accent 2
  • mismatch

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