An ERP study of category priming: evidence of early lexical semantic access.

@article{Segalowitz2009AnES,
  title={An ERP study of category priming: evidence of early lexical semantic access.},
  author={Sidney J. Segalowitz and Xin Zheng},
  journal={Biological psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={80 1},
  pages={122-9}
}
We investigated the effects of lexical semantic access on early components of high-density ERPs. Participants performed five blocks of a standard lexical decision (LD) task in which visually presented words were distinguished from nonwords (pseudowords) matched on word length. A second condition involved a lexical semantic (LS) version, in which the words (e.g., tiger) used in each block were selected from a single category (e.g., animals). ERP results indicated that (1) a main effect of… CONTINUE READING