Bidirectional priming processes in the Simon task.

  title={Bidirectional priming processes in the Simon task.},
  author={Manja Metzker and Gesine Dreisbach},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance},
  volume={35 6},
The Simon effect is mostly explained in terms of dual-route models, which imply unidirectional activation processes from stimulus features to response features. However, there is also evidence that these preactivated response features themselves prime corresponding stimulus features. From this perspective, the Simon effect should only occur whenever the response is unequivocally mapped to just 1 stimulus feature (one-to-one mapping). If, however, more than 1 stimulus feature is mapped to each… CONTINUE READING