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Lexical decision task in an event-related potential experiment was used in order to determine the organization of mental

lexicon regarding the polimorphemic words: are they stored as unanalyzable items or as separate morphemes? The results

indicate the later: while monomorphemic words elicit N400 component, usually related to lexical-semantic processing,

prefixed words and prefixed pseudo-words elicit left anterior negativity LAN, usually related to grammatical

morphosyntactic processes. These components indicate that the speakers apply grammatical i.e. word-formation rules

and combine morphemes in order to obtain lexical meaning of the prefixed word.

mental lexicon; lexical decision task; prefixation; event-related potentials; N400; LAN



Author: Marijan Palmović - Antonija Maričić -

Source: http://hrcak.srce.hr/



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