Learning to Expect the Unexpected: Speech Disfluencies, Expectancy, and the N400 Effect

Storch, Barbara F.
2016

Prior work has indicated that speech disfluencies are produced in a systematic fashion. Specifically, speakers are more likely to produce a speech disfluency before an unexpected word or phrase. This patterned production of disfluencies may lead listeners using disfluencies as a signal to “expect the unexpected” continuation (Arnold & Tanenhaus, 2011). Disfluencies have been shown to attenuate the... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
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Speech.
Comprehension.
Cognitive science.
Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
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