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This dissertation examines the phenomenon of suffix ordering in English from a psycholinguistic perspective. Key to this work is an examination of Complexity-Based Ordering, a theory of affix ordering that combines both selectional restrictions and processing constraints. Complexity-Based...
People with a repressive stress coping style have high levels of unacknowledged anxiety. Repressors are thought to show attentional vigilance-avoidance patterns towards threat information, followed by memory reductions. The direct relationships between attention and memory for threat in...
Background. Stuttered speech (e.g., th-ththth-th-ththth-the car) and typical disfluencies (e.g., thee uh car) have some similarities. Previous research describes a tendency in listeners to predict that a speaker will refer to an unfamiliar object, rather than a familiar one, when both are equally...
Emergence of wordlikeness in the mental lexicon: Language, population, and task effects in visual word recognitionDownload
Various aspects of our higher-level cognition affect the buttom-up information uptake in perception of objects, faces, and scenes. Such interplay between new information and existing information in our memory can be seen also in rapid visual word recognition. Lexical processing architectures...
When interacting with an object, humans are quite effective at navigating their hand to an object, grasping it, and acting on it. The level of ease with which we do this masks the complex interplay of sensory modalities that is occurring. This study utilizes a head-mounted eye-tracker and...