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Electrophysiology of MindEvent-related Brain Potentials and Cognition$
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Michael D. Rugg and Michael G. H. Coles

Print publication date: 1996

Print ISBN-13: 9780198524168

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524168.001.0001

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Event-related potentials and language comprehension

Event-related potentials and language comprehension

(p.171) 6 Event-related potentials and language comprehension
Electrophysiology of Mind

Lee Osterhout

Phillip J. Holcomb

Oxford University Press

This chapter reviews existing literature on event-related potential (ERP). The first section reviews ERP studies aimed at investigating word-level processes (recognizing isolated words and words in single-word contexts). The second section focuses on sentence-level processes (recognizing words in sentence contexts and computing syntactic structure).

Keywords:   event-related potential, ERP, word recognition, sentence comprehension

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