Beat Gestures and Syntactic Parsing: An ERP Study

The second part of a project investigating the relationship between prosody and speaker’s gestures, in collaboration with Lauren Fromont (Montreal) and Salvador Soto-Faraco (Barcelona), has been published now. If you want to read the whole story, check this out: Fromont L.A., Soto-Faraco S., and Biau E. (2017) Searching High and Low: Prosodic Breaks Disambiguate Relative … More Beat Gestures and Syntactic Parsing: An ERP Study

Blind people learn metrical and nonmetrical rhythms differently than the sighted

The article can be read here for free (for a limited time):¬†http://rdcu.be/vTrT When learning rhythms, sighted people tend to learn rhythms better when they induce a sense of beat (i.e., metrical rhythms) compared to when they don’t (i.e., nonmetrical rhythms). This experiment shows that blind people demonstrated the reverse trend; they learned nonmetrical rhythms better … More Blind people learn metrical and nonmetrical rhythms differently than the sighted