Familial Sinistrality and Syntactic Processing
This paper reviews recent indications that subjects with no left-handed relatives (FS- subjects) differ from FS+ subjects in syntactic processing. An experiment contrasting the performance of these two subject types on subordinate and coordinate clause sentences appears to support indications that FS-subjects have more ready access to some specifically syntactic representation of incoming sentences.
KeywordsNoun Phrase Clause Relation Main Clause Subordinate Clause Subject Type
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