Differential cognitive processing of Kanji and Kana words: do orthographic and semantic codes function in parallel in word matching task.

@article{Kawakami2001DifferentialCP,
  title={Differential cognitive processing of Kanji and Kana words: do orthographic and semantic codes function in parallel in word matching task.},
  author={Ayako Kawakami and Takeshi Hatta and Terumasa Kogure},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={2001},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={719-26}
}
Relative engagements of the orthographic and semantic codes in Kanji and Hiragana word recognition were investigated. In Exp. 1, subjects judged whether the pairs of Kanji words (prime and target) presented sequentially were physically identical to each other in the word condition. In the sentence condition, subjects decided whether the target word was… CONTINUE READING