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ERIC Number: EJ359488
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Lexical Retrieval: The Tip-of-the-Tongue Phenomenon.
Kohn, Susan; And Others
Applied Psycholinguistics, v8 n3 p245-66 1987
Experiment in which university undergraduates were given word definitions and asked to say aloud responses that came to mind in the course of their attempts to retrieve target words is described. Results indicated phonologically similar responses and word-fragments were predictors of target-word knowledge and likelihood of success in retrieval was strong. Includes lists of target words and definitions used. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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