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Identity and semantic negative priming in rapid serial visual presentation streams
In selective attention tasks, the efficiency of processing concurrently presented target and distractor stimuli in a given display is often influenced by the relationship these stimuli have with those in the previous ...
Comparing Repetition Priming Effects in Words and Arithmetic Equations: Robust Priming Regardless of Color or Response Hand Change
Previous studies have shown that stimulus repetition can lead to reliable behavioral improvements. Although this repetition priming (RP) effect has been reported in a number of paradigms using a variety of stimuli including ...
Retrieval induced forgetting and enhancement in tertiary law examinations: are law students unique?
An important facet of human cognition is the ability to retrieve information accurately and in sufficient detail across a wide variety of domains. This is particularly relevant in the domain of school examinations. It has ...
Students' free studying after training with instructions about the mnemonic benefits of testing: Do students use self-testing spontaneously?
(Science and Engineering Publishing Company, 2014)
Testing has a powerful effect on long-term retention. We examined whether training with instructions about the mnemonic benefits of testing could lead to spontaneous use of it during free studying. After studying a ...
Chines-English bilinguals’ language regulation elucidated by cross-language positive and negative priming
A monolingual and a bilingual primed lexical decision task were used to investigate priming effects produced by attended and ignored visual stimuli. In the Chinese language unilingual experiment, accelerated responses ...
Is Working Memory Load Irrelevant to Inhibitory Cognitive Control in Negative Priming?
Two issues were addressed in this study. First, it addresses the viability of the assertion that working memory is crucial for reducing distraction by maintaining the prioritization of relevant over irrelevant information ...