Priming of Semantic Classifications: Late and Response Related, or Earlier and More Central?
Klauer, Karl Christoph, Musch, Jochen, Eder, Andreas B., Psychonomic Bulletin & Review
Priming of semantic classifications may occur because of response-related priming or because of priming at a more central locus. To separate these two possibilities, we randomly intermixed adjectives and first names, using a response window procedure. Participants decided whether the adjectives were positively or negatively valenced and whether the names were male or female. Each of these kinds of targets was preceded by adjective or name primes associated with responses that either matched or mismatched the correct response to the target. Results showed that priming of semantic classification involves two components: a major response-related one, modulated by prime visibility and …
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Publication information: Article title: Priming of Semantic Classifications: Late and Response Related, or Earlier and More Central?. Contributors: Klauer, Karl Christoph - Author, Musch, Jochen - Author, Eder, Andreas B. - Author. Journal title: Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. Volume: 12. Issue: 5 Publication date: October 2005. Page number: 897+. © Psychonomic Society, Inc. Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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