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The temporal dynamics of perceptual uncertainty: eye movement evidence from Cantonese segment and tone perception

Nixon, J. S., van Rij, J., Mok, P., Baayen, R. H. & Chen, Y., 2016, In : Journal of Memory and Language. 90, p. 103 125 p.

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Nixon, J. S., van Rij, J., Mok, P., Baayen, R. H., & Chen, Y. (2016). The temporal dynamics of perceptual uncertainty: eye movement evidence from Cantonese segment and tone perception. Journal of Memory and Language, 90, 103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2016.03.005

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Nixon, Jessie S. ; van Rij, Jacolien ; Mok, Peggy ; Baayen, R. Harald ; Chen, Yiya. / The temporal dynamics of perceptual uncertainty: eye movement evidence from Cantonese segment and tone perception. In: Journal of Memory and Language. 2016 ; Vol. 90. pp. 103.

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Nixon, JS, van Rij, J, Mok, P, Baayen, RH & Chen, Y 2016, 'The temporal dynamics of perceptual uncertainty: eye movement evidence from Cantonese segment and tone perception', Journal of Memory and Language, vol. 90, pp. 103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2016.03.005

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The temporal dynamics of perceptual uncertainty: eye movement evidence from Cantonese segment and tone perception. / Nixon, Jessie S.; van Rij, Jacolien; Mok, Peggy; Baayen, R. Harald; Chen, Yiya.

In: Journal of Memory and Language, Vol. 90, 2016, p. 103.

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Nixon JS, van Rij J, Mok P, Baayen RH, Chen Y. The temporal dynamics of perceptual uncertainty: eye movement evidence from Cantonese segment and tone perception. Journal of Memory and Language. 2016;90:103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2016.03.005


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