Four experiments are reported examining the effects of word length on recognition performance in the left and right visual hemifields (LVF, RVF). In Experiments 1 and 2 length affected lexical decision latencies to words presented in the LVF but not to words presented in the RVF. This result was found for both concrete and abstract nouns. Changing from a… (More)
Uruguay has the second highest breast cancer incidence rate in Latin America (Ferlay et al., 2013). Cervical cancer is the second leading cause of death in Uruguay (Rodríguez, Fazzino, & Larrosa, 2010). Despite these troubling statistics, an opportunity exists to improve the lives of women through early detection of both cancers. Yet, there is a dearth of… (More)
BACKGROUND Children's speech sound development is assessed by comparing speech production with the typical development of speech sounds based on a child's age and developmental profile. One widely used method of sampling is to elicit a single-word sample along with connected speech. Words produced spontaneously rather than imitated may give a more accurate… (More)
Brother and sister compete in a box race down the stairs of a seven-floor apartment building. This animation is a fun and upbeat piece with a bit of suspense at the beginning as they prepare for the big race. The sister is cheating the whole time, and the innocent brother wants to win without cheating.