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Connections, Competitions, and Cohorts: Comments on the Chapters by Marslen-Wilson; Norris; and Bard & Shillcock: Patrizia Tabossi

INTRODUCTION The chapters by Norris, by Bard and Shillcock, and by Marslen-Wilson all deal with the processing of lexical information in continuous speech. They address, therefore, issues that are tightly interrelated and share much of the theoretical vocabulary currently employed in the field. The three chapters focus, however, on different aspects of this complex topic, and have rather different methodological approaches to it.