Vincent Dupont

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Inhibition has become the prominent explanation for individual differences in cognitive processes. However, almost nothing is known about the psychometric properties of the most frequently used measure of inhibition: the negative priming effect. In this paper, we report on two experiments aimed at evaluating the reliability of four negative priming(More)
OBJECTIVE We investigated the impact of two types of intermodal referring expressions on efficiency of instructions for use. BACKGROUND User manuals for software or technical devices such as a video recording system frequently combine verbal instructions and illustrations. Much research has shown that the presence of an illustration has a beneficial(More)
Psycholinguistic research faces a major challenge in describing the mental representations readers construct from a text. It is now widely accepted that readers end with a representation of the situation described in the text. However, it is unclear whether this representation allows the activation of elements in accordance with their situation proximity.(More)
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