Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology

Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology is a magazine focusing on Canadian Experimental Psychology

Articles from Vol. 53, No. 3, September

Advances in Psychological Science, Volume 2: Biological and Cognitive Aspects
Sex, Mayhem, and Psychology's Two Solitudes Review of M. Sabourin, F. Craik, & M. Robert (Eds.), Advances in psychological science, Volume 2: Biological and cognitive aspects. Hove, East Sussex; Psychology Press, 1998. (633 + xxii pages). D. J. K....
How the Mind Works
Not a Page-turner, but a Very Intellectually-Challenging Book: Review of S. Pinker, How the mind works. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1998 (660 pages). Often when describing a good book, reviewers will call it a "page-turner." The apparent implication...
Newborns Discriminate Schematic Faces from Scrambled Faces
Abstract Newborn attention to, and discrimination of, facelike patterns was examined in three experiments employing 35 one- to three-day-old infants. Differential eye tracking and head turning to three moving stimuli (a schematic face, a scrambled face,...
Orthographic Neighbourhood Effects in Parallel Distributed Processing Models
Abstract Recent research in visual word recognition suggests that the speed with which a word is identified is influenced by the reader's knowledge of other, orthographically similar words (Andrews, 1997). In serial-search and activation-based models...
Perceptual Transfer in Stem-Completion and Fragment-Completion Tests
Abstract The present research was designed to provide a direct test of the transfer-appropriate processing framework as it applies to performance on two implicit memory tasks and also to identify the component processes that are engaged on these memory...
Representational Momentum and the Landmark Attraction Effect
Abstract The effect of a large stationary landmark on memory for the location of a smaller moving target was examined. Forward displacement of the target was larger when the target moved toward the landmark than when it moved away from the landmark....
The Effect of Practice on Location Cueing and Visual Search
Abstract Location cueing can facilitate response times when target-detection tasks are performed. A target-detection experiment was conducted with inexperienced participants to determine whether or not the magnitude of facilitative location cueing effects...