Levelt, Roelofs, & Meyer (henceforth Levelt et al. 1999) propose a model of production incorporating a lemma stratum, which is concerned with the syntactic characteristics of lexical entries. We suggest that syntactic priming experiments provide evidence about how such syntactic information is represented, and that this evidence can be used to extend Levelt et al.'s model. Evidence from syntactic, priming experiments also supports Levelt et al.'s conjecture that the lemma stratum is shared between the production and comprehension systems.
- LANGUAGE PRODUCTION
- LEXICAL ACCESS