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Table 1. 
Examples of Four Stimulus Sets Heard by a Single Participant
ConditionLead InAmbiguity ControlContinuationSentence-final Word
Ambiguous-resolved The man knew that one more ACE might be enough to win the tennis 
Ambiguous-unresolved The woman hoped that one more ACE might be enough to win the game 
Control-resolved The woman hoped that one more SPRINT might be enough to win the tennis 
Control-unresolved The man knew that one more SPRINT might be enough to win the game 
  
Ambiguous-resolved Dan looked over all the ARTICLES and found that most of them were broken 
Ambiguous-unresolved Rob went through all the ARTICLES and found that most of them were useless 
Control-resolved Rob went through all the HAMMERS and found that most of them were broken 
Control-unresolved Dan looked over all the HAMMERS and found that most of them were useless 
  
Ambiguous-resolved The couple thought that this JAM was worse than the one on the motorway 
Ambiguous-unresolved The man heard that this JAM was worse than the one on the television 
Control-resolved The man heard that this STORM was worse than the one on the motorway 
Control-unresolved The couple thought that this STORM was worse than the one on the television 
  
Ambiguous-resolved His grandfather joked that this LEEK was the biggest he had ever cooked 
Ambiguous-unresolved His uncle claimed that this LEEK was the biggest he had ever found 
Control-resolved His uncle claimed that this TROUT was the biggest he had ever cooked 
Control-unresolved His grandfather joked that this TROUT was the biggest he had ever found 
ConditionLead InAmbiguity ControlContinuationSentence-final Word
Ambiguous-resolved The man knew that one more ACE might be enough to win the tennis 
Ambiguous-unresolved The woman hoped that one more ACE might be enough to win the game 
Control-resolved The woman hoped that one more SPRINT might be enough to win the tennis 
Control-unresolved The man knew that one more SPRINT might be enough to win the game 
  
Ambiguous-resolved Dan looked over all the ARTICLES and found that most of them were broken 
Ambiguous-unresolved Rob went through all the ARTICLES and found that most of them were useless 
Control-resolved Rob went through all the HAMMERS and found that most of them were broken 
Control-unresolved Dan looked over all the HAMMERS and found that most of them were useless 
  
Ambiguous-resolved The couple thought that this JAM was worse than the one on the motorway 
Ambiguous-unresolved The man heard that this JAM was worse than the one on the television 
Control-resolved The man heard that this STORM was worse than the one on the motorway 
Control-unresolved The couple thought that this STORM was worse than the one on the television 
  
Ambiguous-resolved His grandfather joked that this LEEK was the biggest he had ever cooked 
Ambiguous-unresolved His uncle claimed that this LEEK was the biggest he had ever found 
Control-resolved His uncle claimed that this TROUT was the biggest he had ever cooked 
Control-unresolved His grandfather joked that this TROUT was the biggest he had ever found 
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