Brain found to simultaneously process linguistic and extralinguistic information

Brain found to simultaneously process linguistic and extralinguistic information

Brain found to simultaneously process linguistic and extralinguistic information An international team of scientists from the UK, Spain, Denmark and Russia conducted an experiment demonstrating that people automatically integrate extralinguistic information into grammatical processing during verbal communication. The study findings were published in Scientific Reports. During our everyday communication, listening to the radio or watching television, people perceive and process verbal information which includes both linguistic and extralinguistic features. The former is related to the semantics, syntax, morphology, and phonology …