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Tag: Error-based Learning

Priming and adaptation in native speakers and second-language learners

Published in:¬†Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, Volume 21, Issue 2, 228-242 Abstract “Native speakers show rapid adjustment of their processing strategies and preferences on the basis of the structures they have recently encountered. The present study investigated the nature of priming and adaptation in second-language (L2) speakers and, more specifically, whether similar mechanisms underlie L2 and native language adaptation. Native English speakers and Korean L2 learners of English completed a written priming study probing the use of double object and prepositional phrase datives. Both groups showed cumulative adaptation effects for both types of dative, which was stronger for the structure that… Read More