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Age of acquisition and word frequency effects in picture naming: a dual-task investigation.

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In 2 experiments, the authors explored age of acquisition (AoA) and word frequency (WF) effects in picture naming using the psychological refractory period paradigm. In Experiment 1, participants named a picture and then, a short time later, categorized 1 of 3 possible auditory tones as high, medium, or low. Both AoA (Experiment 1A) and WF (Experiment 1B) effects propagated onto tone discrimination reaction times (RTs), with the effects of AoA being stronger. In Experiment 2, the to-be-named ...

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10.1037/0278-7393.34.2.282

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
282-301
Publication date:
2008-03-01
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EISSN:
1939-1285
ISSN:
0278-7393
Source identifiers:
311479

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