Journal of Phonetics volume 35, issue 2, P210-243 2007 DOI: 10.1016/j.wocn.2006.03.003 View full text
Taehong Cho, James M. McQueen, Ethan A. Cox

Abstract: AbstractWe explore the role of the acoustic consequences of domain-initial strengthening in spoken-word recognition. In two cross-modal identity-priming experiments, listeners heard sentences and made lexical decisions to visual targets, presented at the onset of the second word in two-word sequences containing lexical ambiguities (e.g., bus tickets, with the competitor bust). These sequences contained Intonational Phrase (IP) or Prosodic Word (Wd) boundaries, and the second word's initial Consonant and Vowel…

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