Attentional constraints on semantic activation: Evidence from Stroop's paradigm.

@article{White2016AttentionalCO,
  title={Attentional constraints on semantic activation: Evidence from Stroop's paradigm.},
  author={Darcy White and Derek Besner},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={2016}
}
It is widely believed that semantic activation from print is automatic in the sense that it is capacity free. Two experiments addressed this issue in the context of the Psychological Refractory Period (PRP) paradigm. Participants identified whether a tone was high or low in pitch in Task 1, and named the color carried by an irrelevant word in Task 2. Tasks… CONTINUE READING