Interview Compilations

How is language processed in the brain?
Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
The integration of prosodic and syntactic information between the hemispheres Prosody is normally processed in the right hemisphere, whereas syntax is normally processed in the left hemisphere. To integrate prosody and syntax we have to allow information to pass between the two – which means that information must travel... Angela Friederici goCognitive 00:02:28
Three types of prosodic information Prosody describes the rhythm, stress, and intonation of speech. This often coincides with important syntactic boundaries. However, it also carries additional information about emotions of a speaker or the use of satire. Angela Friederici goCognitive 00:04:10
What does the P600 reflect? The P600 used to be understood in the processing of syntactic speech error. However, listening to more complex sentences also increases the P600 component. The modern view is that the P600 reflects a more general effect of processing difficulty –... Angela Friederici goCognitive 00:01:57
Working memory and language processing An understanding of a spoken sentence requires that the listener keeps many grammatical structures and words of the spoken sentence in memory. This clearly puts a load on working memory – the ability to retain information over time. In this part... Angela Friederici goCognitive 00:09:43