A Stroop Effect for Spatial Orientation

@article{Whr2007ASE,
  title={A Stroop Effect for Spatial Orientation},
  author={Peter W{\"u}hr},
  journal={The Journal of General Psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={134},
  pages={285 - 294}
}
  • P. Wühr
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of General Psychology
The author investigated the conditions under which a congruent or incongruent orientation word affects processing of the orientation of visual objects. Participants named the orientation of a rectangle that partially occluded another rectangle. Congruent or incongruent orientation words appeared in the relevant object, in the irrelevant object, or in the background. There were two main results. First, congruent orientation words produced faster orientation-naming responses than incongruent… Expand
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