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Semantic influences on morphological facilitation

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dc.contributor.author Laurie, Beth Feldman
dc.contributor.author Dana, M. Basnight-Brown
dc.contributor.author Matthew, John Pastizz
dc.date.accessioned 2015-09-24T10:29:57Z
dc.date.available 2015-09-24T10:29:57Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Laurie Beth Feldman, Dana M. Basnight-Brown and Matthew John Pastizzo Haskins Laboratories / University at Albany, State University of New York / State University of New York at Geneseo en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://erepo.usiu.ac.ke/11732/949
dc.description.abstract Two semantic variables, concreteness and morphological family size, were examined in a single word and a primed lexical decision task. Single word recognition latencies were faster for concrete relative to abstract targets only when morphological family size was small. The magnitude of morphological facilitation for primes related by inflection was greater than by derivation although both revealed a very similar interaction of concreteness and family size. In summary, concreteness influenced morphological processing so as to produce slower decision latencies for small family abstract than concrete words both in a single word and in a morphologically primed context. However, magnitudes of facilitation in isolation from baselines provided an incomplete account of morphological processing. en_US
dc.title Semantic influences on morphological facilitation en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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