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ERIC Number: EJ856660
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0090-6905
Competition Effects in Phonological Priming: The Role of Mismatch Position between Primes and Targets
Dufour, Sophie; Peereman, Ronald
Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, v38 n5 p475-490 Oct 2009
In three experiments, we examined lexical competition effects using the phonological priming paradigm in a shadowing task. Experiments 1A and 1B showed that an inhibitory priming effect occurred when the primes mismatched the targets on the last phoneme (/bagar/-/bagaj/). In contrast, a facilitatory priming effect was observed when the primes mismatched the targets on the medial phoneme (/viraj/-/vilaj/). Experiment 2 replicated these findings with primes presented visually rather than auditorily. The data thus indicate that the position of the mismatching phoneme is a critical factor in determining the competition effect between prime and target words.
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Language: English
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