Temporary ambiguities can occur when a verb phrase can plausibly attach
high or low, e.g.,The uncle of the girl who will ride the carousel is…,
where ride the carousel can attach high (The uncle) or low (the girl).
Kamide (2012) showed that listeners may learn individuals’ attachment
biases (high/low) from exposure and use the newly-learned speaker-specific
biases to resolve ambiguities. We test i...