Saturday, April 27, 2013

Nomination #2

Goslin, J.; Duffy, H.; and Floccia, C. 2012. An ERP investigation of regional and freign accent processing. Brain and Language, 122, 92 – 102.

Why it is inspiring: The authors attempt to synthesize two lines of research in which we are interested; drawing distinctions between the processing of foreign-accented and regional-accented speech at the lexical and sub-lexical levels of processing.  The link to other work is transparent and accessible.

Something to think about: Are dialects of British English processed as a foreign accent or as a regional accent by American English listeners?  Hmm.

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