lexical decision task


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lexical decision task

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(Psychology) psychol an experimental task in which subjects have to decide as fast as possible whether a given letter string is a word
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Repetition and practice effects in a lexical decision task. Memory & Cognition, 2(2), 337-339.
The lexical decision task was adapted from Oliveira (2014).
Two studies looking at effects of medication have reported only limited effects of medication on the N400 amplitude during word recognition [20] and N400 priming effect in a lexical decision task [21] in schizophrenia patients.
For example, opaque compounds (e.g., humbug) were responded to more slowly in a lexical decision task than were frequency-matched transparent compounds (e.g., snowball) and manipulations that aided decomposition, such as presenting the constituents in different colours or separated by a space, slowed processing of opaque compounds but not of transparent compounds (Ji et al.
The dependent variable was the reaction times of the participants during lexical decision tasks. All participants performed a lexical decision task in the word context, and then in the context of a sentence.
Each lexical decision task included 4 trials of 3 types of illegal combinations:
Double lexical decision task Participants saw two four-letter strings and had to decide whether both were real English words.
In order to determine whether participants maintained the availability of the failed goal information, we recorded, in the context of a lexical decision task, responses to target words that were selected from the goal statement in the story problem.
Among the topics are dual-route theories of reading aloud, mathematical models of the lexical decision task, methodological issues with words, the front end of visual word recognition, and the orthographic similarity of printed words.
Although this is a good way of measuring conflict monitoring and error regulation, its usefulness may not extend into scenarios where individuals may not be aware they have made an error--an implicit error, such as those that may be found in a lexical decision task (LDT).