ERIC Number: EJ1049848
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 59
Interference in Joint Picture Naming
Gambi, Chiara; Van de Cavey, Joris; Pickering, Martin J.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, v41 n1 p1-21 Jan 2015
In 4 experiments we showed that picture naming latencies are affected by beliefs about the task concurrently performed by another speaker. Participants took longer to name pictures when they believed that their partner concurrently named pictures than when they believed their partner was silent (Experiments 1 and 4) or concurrently categorized the pictures as being from the same or from different semantic categories (Experiment 2). However, picture naming latencies were not affected by beliefs about what one's partner said, as it did not matter whether participants believed their partner produced the same utterance, or an utterance that differed by ordering (Experiments 1 and 2) or lexical content (Experiments 3 and 4). These findings are consistent with the proposal that speakers represent whether another speaker is preparing to speak but not what they are preparing to say.
Descriptors: Interference (Learning), Barriers, Pictorial Stimuli, Naming, Beliefs, Classification, Foreign Countries, Visual Stimuli, Peer Influence, Responses, Statistical Analysis, Coding, Semantics, College Students
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)