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CompLex: An eye-movement database of compound word reading in English

The CompLex database presents a large-scale collection of eye-movement studies on English compound word processing. A combined total of 440 participants completed eye tracking experiments in which they silently read unspaced English compound words …

LADEC: The Large Database of English compounds

The Large Database of English Compounds (LADEC) consists of over 8,000 English words that can be parsed into two constituents that are free morphemes, making it the largest existing database specifically for use in research on compound words. Both …

Electrophysiological evidence for the integral nature of tone in Mandarin spoken word recognition

Current models of spoken word recognition have been predominantly based on studies of Indo-European languages. As a result, less is known about the recognition processes involved in the perception of tonal languages (e.g., Mandarin Chinese), and the …

A paradox of apparent brainless behavior: The time-course of compound word recognition

A review of the behavioral and neurophysiological estimates of the time-course of compound word recognition brings to light a paradox whereby temporal activity associated with lexical variables in behavioral studies predates temporal activity of …

National character stereotypes mirror language use: A study of Canadian and American tweets

National character stereotypes, or beliefs about the personality characteristics of the members of a nation, present a paradox. Such stereotypes have been argued to not be grounded in the actual personality traits of members of nations, yet they are …

Language experience shapes relational knowledge of compound words

Prior studies of noun–noun compound word processing have provided insight into the human capacity for conceptual combination (Gagné and Shoben *Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition*, *23*(1), 71 1997; Spalding, Gagné, …

Conceptual relations compete during auditory and visual compound word recognition

Previous research has shown that compound word recognition involves selecting a relational meaning (e.g. “box for letters” for *letterbox*) out of a set of competing relational meanings for the same compound. We conducted five experiments to …

Individual variability in the semantic processing of English compound words

Semantic transparency effects during compound word recognition provide critical insight into the organization of semantic knowledge and the nature of semantic processing. The past 25 years of psycholinguistic research on compound semantic …

Surviving blind decomposition: A distributional analysis of the time-course of complex word recognition

The current study addresses a discrepancy in the psycholinguistic literature about the chronology of information processing during the visual recognition of morphologically complex words. *Form-then-meaning* accounts of complex word recognition claim …

Mass counts in World Englishes: A corpus linguistic study of noun countability in non-native varieties of English

Research on the morpho-syntax of non-native varieties of English has reported a widespread presence of mass noun pluralization such as *baggages*, *equipments* and *softwares*. In this paper we conducted a corpus linguistic study in order to provide …