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Complexity effects are found in all relative-clause sentence forms

  • Glenda Andrews (a1) and Graeme S. Halford (a2)
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  • Published online: 01 February 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.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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