Antecedent priming at trace positions in children's sentence processing

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ROBERTS, Leah, Theodore MARINIS, Claudia FELSER, Harald CLAHSEN, 2007. Antecedent priming at trace positions in children's sentence processing. In: Journal of psycholinguistic research. 36(2), pp. 175-188. ISSN 0090-6905. eISSN 1573-6555. Available under: doi: 10.1007/s10936-006-9038-3

@article{Roberts2007-03Antec-42382, title={Antecedent priming at trace positions in children's sentence processing}, year={2007}, doi={10.1007/s10936-006-9038-3}, number={2}, volume={36}, issn={0090-6905}, journal={Journal of psycholinguistic research}, pages={175--188}, author={Roberts, Leah and Marinis, Theodore and Felser, Claudia and Clahsen, Harald} }

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