Please wait a minute...
Advances in Psychological Science    2017, Vol. 25 Issue (7) : 1122-1131     DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2017.01122
Regular Articles |
 Prediction effect during syntactic processing and experimental evidence
 LI Lin; LIU Wen; SUI Xue
 (School of Psychological Science, Liaoning Normal University; Collaborative Innovation Center for Healthy Personality Assessment and Training of Children and Adolescents, Dalian 116029, China)
Download: PDF(394 KB)  
Export: BibTeX | EndNote | Reference Manager | ProCite | RefWorks     Supporting Info
Guide   
Abstract   Readers typically integrate input linguistic information to comprehend sentences, which is termed “syntactic processing”. Syntactic processing enables readers to predict text information in advance so that the reading efficiency can be enhanced. For reading cannot live without information integration, researchers proposed two different kinds of syntactic theories: modularized locality theory and interactive analysis theory. The issue is that modularized locality theory proposed top-down processing while interactive analysis theories contend top-down/down-top processing. The difference is related to the effect of syntactic prediction. Syntactic prediction is considered to inhibit sentence processing in syntactic prediction locality theory, on the contrary, syntactic prediction is regarded as an accelerant in the analysis about syntactic prediction. Based on the literature and discussion, syntactic prediction is often proved by using techniques of eyetracking and ERPs. The paper pointed out that the future studies could discuss the difference of these two theories and provide more elaborate and explanatory evidence to reveal the essence of syntactic processing.
Keywords  syntactic prediction      language cognitive processing      eye movement research      syntactic processing     
ZTFLH:     
  B842  
Fund: 
Corresponding Authors: SUI Xue, E-mail: suixue88@163.com     E-mail: E-mail: suixue88@163.com
Issue Date: 26 May 2017
Service
E-mail this article
E-mail Alert
RSS
Articles by authors
LI Lin
LIU Wen
SUI Xue
Cite this article:   
LI Lin,LIU Wen,SUI Xue.  Prediction effect during syntactic processing and experimental evidence[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2017, 25(7): 1122-1131.
URL:  
http://journal.psych.ac.cn/xlkxjz/EN/10.3724/SP.J.1042.2017.01122     OR     http://journal.psych.ac.cn/xlkxjz/EN/Y2017/V25/I7/1122
[1] HE Wen-Guang. Cognitive Mechanism, Affecting Factors and Its Neural Basis in L2 Syntactic Processing[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2015, 23(9): 1540-1549.
[2] CHANG Xin; WANG Pei. The Moderating Factors and Their Effect in Late Second Language Learners’ Syntactic Processing[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2015, 23(2): 225-233.
[3] CAI Lin;ZHANG Yaxu. EEG Time-Frequency Analysis of Syntactic and Semantic Processing in Sentence Comprehension[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2014, 22(7): 1112-1121.
[4] FANG Xiao-Ping;LIU You-Yi. The Brain Basis of Syntactic Processing During Language Comprehension[J]. Advances in Psychological Science, 2012, 20(12): 1940-1951.
[5] YAN Guo-Li;WU Jin-Gen;HU Yan-Wen;BAI Xue-Jun. Review of Eye Movement Research Paradigms in Reading[J]. , 2010, 18(12): 1966-1976.
[6] Gao Bing;Cao Hui;Cao Pin. The Brain Mechanism of Syntactic Processing[J]. , 2006, 14(01): 32-39.
[7] Liu Yanni,Shu Hua. ERP AND LANGUAGE[J]. , 2003, 11(03): 296-302.
Viewed
Full text


Abstract

Cited

  Shared   
  Discussed   
Copyright © Advances in Psychological Science
Support by Beijing Magtech