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Lexical access in Catalan Signed Language (LSC) production

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dc.contributor.author Quer, Josep, 1965-
dc.contributor.author Baus, Cristina
dc.contributor.author Gutiérrez-Sigut, Eva
dc.contributor.author Carreiras, Manuel
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-02T12:36:32Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-02T12:36:32Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Baus C, Gutiérrez-Sigut E, Quer J, Carreiras M. Lexical access in Catalan Signed Language (LSC) production. Cognition. 2008;108(3):856-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2008.05.012
dc.identifier.issn 0010-0277
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/33129
dc.description.abstract This paper investigates whether the semantic and phonological levels in speech production are specific to spoken languages or universal across modalities. We examined semantic and phonological effects during Catalan Signed Language (LSC: Llengua de Signes Catalana) production using an adaptation of the picture–word interference task: native and non-native signers were asked to sign picture names while ignoring signs produced in the background. The results showed semantic interference effects for semantically related distractor signs and phonological facilitation effects when target signs and distractor signs shared either Handshape or Movement but phonological interference effects when target and distractor shared Location. The results suggest that the general distinction between semantic and phonological levels seems to hold across modalities. However, differences in sign language and spoken production become evident in the mechanisms underlying phonological encoding, shown by the different role that Location, Handshape, and Movement play during phonological encoding in sign language.
dc.description.sponsorship This research has been partially supported by Grants SEJ2004-07680-C02-02/PSIC and SEJ2006-09238/PSIC from the Spanish Government. We thank all the deaf volunteers and the deaf associations CERECUSOR and CASAL DE SORDS DE BARCELONA (with special thanks to Javi Vidal, who signed the stimuli for the experiment, Santiago Frigola and Delfina Aliaga). We also thank Bencie Woll, Margaret Gillon Dowens, Ansgar Hantsch and the UCSD journal club for their helpful comments on the manuscript.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof Cognition. 2008;108(3):856-65. DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2008.05.012
dc.rights © Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2008.05.012
dc.title Lexical access in Catalan Signed Language (LSC) production
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.subject.keyword Lexical access in signed language production
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion

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