List of John Benjamins publications for which Nivedita Mani plays a role.
Neurophysiological evidence for the first mention effect during pronominal reference resolution in German Sign Language. Sign Language & Linguistics: Online-First Articles2023.
Anaphoric pronoun resolution in spoken language has been shown to be influenced by the first mention bias. While this bias has been well investigated in spoken languages, less is known about a similar bias in sign languages. In sign languages, pronominal pointing signs (index) are directed towards… read more | Article
Phonological priming in German Sign Language: An eye tracking study using the Visual World Paradigm. Sign Language & Linguistics 24:1, pp. 4–352021.
A number of studies provide evidence for a phonological priming effect in the recognition of single signs based on phonological parameters and that the specific phonological parameters modulated in the priming effect can influence the robustness of this effect. This eye tracking study on German… read more | Article
Chapter 2. Listening with your cohort: Do bilingual toddlers co-activate cohorts from both languages when hearing words in one language alone?. Cognitive Control and Consequences of Multilingualism, Schwieter, John W. (ed.), pp. 47–702016.
Bilingual children, like bilingual adults, co-activate both languages during word recognition and production. But what is the extent of this co-activation? In the present study, we asked whether or not bilingual preschool children activate a shared phonological cohort across languages when hearing… read more | Article