Complexity effects are found in all relative-clause sentence forms

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (1):95-95 (1999)
We argue that if a different definition of sentence complexity is adopted and processing capacity is assessed in a way that is consistent with that definition, then the Caplan & Waters distinction between interpretive versus postinterpretive processing is unnecessary insofar that it applies to the thematic role assignment in relative-clause sentences.
Keywords C1  780108 Behavioural and cognitive sciences  380302 Linguistic Processes (incl. Speech Production and Comprehension)
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DOI 10.1017/S0140525X99221784
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