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Eric Pelzl

Eric Pelzl

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111 Moore Building
Office Phone: (814) 863-0428


Eric uses behavioral and neurophysiological (ERP) methods to understand how people learn the phonology (sounds) and lexicon (words) of a new language, and also how listeners deal with foreign-accented speech. As a former Chinese teacher, his research is often conducted in the context of Mandarin, and focuses on one of the common challenges learners of Mandarin discuss among themselves: lexical tones.

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