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Linguistic Structure and Speech Shadowing at Very Short Latencies


SPEECH shadowing is an experimental task in which the subject is required to repeat (shadow) speech as he hears it. When the shadower is presented with a sentence, he will start to repeat it before he has heard all of it. The response latency to each word of a sentence can therefore be measured.

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MARSLEN-WILSON, W. Linguistic Structure and Speech Shadowing at Very Short Latencies. Nature 244, 522–523 (1973).

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