C12 fully understood the principle of shared or unshared comparison stimuli, and was able to recall all the stimuli and their interrelations verbally, except for one stimulus word
, and performed perfectly on the sorting test.
However, according to Vitevitch and Luce, when perception involves an actual stimulus word
, activated sublexical nodes spread activation to the lexical level, bringing about identification of one word with its unique meaning and other properties at the stage of lexical access.
The experimental design included the following two tasks: (1) Japanese reading span test: Subjects were divided into the high-span, middle-span, and low-span WM capacity groups on the basis of the proportion of words recalled correctly; and (2) Word fluency task (category, letter, and verb conditions): In this task, subjects gave as many words as possible that were associated with each stimulus word
within 60 s; four stimulus words
in each category were used with 12 words in all.
In the test, informants are asked to choose, from a set of eight words, four lexical items which are meaning-related to the stimulus word
The technique is based on the assumption that providing a stimulus word
and asking respondents to freely associate the ideas which come to mind gives relatively unrestricted access to mental representations of the stimulus term (Bahar et al.
They were told that in the cued-recall, the stimulus word
on the left would be given as a cue and they had to recall the response word on the right.
One at a time a stimulus word
such as weak or sick appears in the center of the screen and the participant assigns the word to either the Cancer category by pressing the key assigned to the left-hand side of the screen or assigns it to the Cancer Free category by pressing the key assigned to the right-hand side of the screen.
ND was based on the work of Luce and Pisoni (1998), and was derived by comparing the phonetic transcription of the stimulus word
with phonetic transcriptions of all possible neighboring words (i.
In normal individuals, word recognition tasks elicit a fairly characteristic MEG tracing known as M350 because it occurs approximately 350 milliseconds after someone hears a stimulus word
Other examples of possible stimulus word
sets are dan, yen, sol, pan, and tio, solo, mio, come.
Students who "know about" the subject matter will be able to produce a number of appropriate word associates to a stimulus word
from the subject matter.
Although results deviated from expectations in that the aggressive groups did not show enhanced P3 amplitude to threat words, an intriguing pattern of within-group differences was found in relation to stimulus word