Are judgments for action verbs and point-light human actions equivalent?

  title={Are judgments for action verbs and point-light human actions equivalent?},
  author={Christel Bidet-Ildei and Lucette Toussaint},
  journal={Cognitive Processing},
The aim of the present study was to examine whether the ability to judge action words and the ability to judge human actions share common mechanisms. With this purpose in mind, we proposed both a lexical and an action decision task to twenty-four healthy participants. For both tasks, the participants had to judge whether the stimulus that was presented (a letter string or a point-light sequence) was valid or not (i.e. a word vs. a pseudo-word, an action vs. a pseudo-action). The data analysis… 
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