Mental Representation and Processing Involved in Comprehending Korean Regular and Irregular Verb Eojeols: An fMRI and Reaction Time Study

  • Hyungwook Yim
  • Changsu Park
  • Heuiseok Lim
  • Kichun Nam
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4232)


The purpose of this study is to investigate the cortical areas involved in comprehending Korean regular and irregular verb Eojeols. Eojeols is the specific spacing unit of a sentence which is bigger than a word but smaller than phrase. This study showed that there is a distinction between the process and representation of regularly and irregularly inflected verbs in Korean using neuroimaging and hehavioral method.


Lexical Decision Task Specific Language Impairment Filler Word Reaction Time Study Subjective Familiarity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hyungwook Yim
    • 1
  • Changsu Park
    • 1
  • Heuiseok Lim
    • 2
  • Kichun Nam
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyKorea UniversitySeoul
  2. 2.Department of SoftwareHanshin UniversityOsan

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