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Do words go to sleep? Exploring consolidation of spoken forms through direct and indirect measures

  • Nicolas Dumay (a1) and M. Gareth Gaskell (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 February 2005

We address the notion of integration of new memory representations and the potential dependence of this phenomenon on sleep, in light of recent findings on the lexicalization of spoken words. A distinction is introduced between measures tapping directly into the strength of the newly acquired knowledge and indirect measures assessing the influence of this knowledge on spoken word identification.

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