Activation of articulatory information in speech perception. / Yuen, Ivan; Davis, Matthew H.; Brysbaert, Marc; Rastle, Kathleen.

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 107, No. 2, 12.01.2010, p. 592-597.

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Activation of articulatory information in speech perception. / Yuen, Ivan; Davis, Matthew H.; Brysbaert, Marc; Rastle, Kathleen.

In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 107, No. 2, 12.01.2010, p. 592-597.

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Yuen, I, Davis, MH, Brysbaert, M & Rastle, K 2010, 'Activation of articulatory information in speech perception', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 107, no. 2, pp. 592-597. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0904774107

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Yuen, I., Davis, M. H., Brysbaert, M., & Rastle, K. (2010). Activation of articulatory information in speech perception. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(2), 592-597. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0904774107

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Yuen I, Davis MH, Brysbaert M, Rastle K. Activation of articulatory information in speech perception. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2010 Jan 12;107(2):592-597. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0904774107

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Yuen, Ivan ; Davis, Matthew H. ; Brysbaert, Marc ; Rastle, Kathleen. / Activation of articulatory information in speech perception. In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2010 ; Vol. 107, No. 2. pp. 592-597.

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