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British-English norms and naming times for a set of 539 pictures: The role of age of acquisition

Johnston, Robert A and Dent, Kevin and Humphreys, Glyn W and Barry, Chris (2010) 'British-English norms and naming times for a set of 539 pictures: The role of age of acquisition.' Behavior Research Methods, 42 (2). pp. 461-469. ISSN 1554-351X

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Abstract

In the present study, we presented picture-naming latencies along with ratings for a set of important characteristics of pictures and picture names: age of acquisition, frequency, picture-name agreement, name agreement, visual complexity, familiarity, and word length. The validity of these data was established by calculating correlations with previous studies. Regression analyses show that our ratings account for a larger amount of variance in RTs than do previous data. RTs were predicted by all variables except complexity and length. A complete database presenting details about all of these variables is available in the supplemental materials, downloadable from http://brm.psychonomic-journals.org/content/supplemental. © 2010 The Psychonomic Society, Inc.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Humans; Photic Stimulation; Language; Pattern Recognition, Visual; Visual Perception; Reaction Time; Language Tests; Age Factors; Names; Adult; England; Female; Male; Recognition, Psychology
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health
Faculty of Science and Health > Psychology, Department of
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2011 16:23
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 00:20
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/1624

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