Agreement Processes In Sentence Comprehension

Second, if plural quantification influenced understanding and production in the same way and Eberhard`s zero result was simply due to decay (and our positive result due to the absence of decay), one would expect to see a tendency to greater attractiveness in the quantified plural than in the unidentified state in the production data, even if it does not reach any statistical significance. But this is the opposite of what has been found. Eberhard reported a numerical decrease in the proportion of conformity errors produced and a significant increase in the number of correct singular abrasions produced using non-quantified plural attractors lowerings versus. The results of this study clearly show that clear quantification influenced the perception of subject-verb conformity violations in English…