Eyeblink Activity in a Word-Naming Task as a Function of Semantic Priming and Cognitive Load

@article{Ohira1996EyeblinkAI,
  title={Eyeblink Activity in a Word-Naming Task as a Function of Semantic Priming and Cognitive Load},
  author={Hideki Ohira},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  year={1996},
  volume={82},
  pages={835 - 842}
}
  • H. Ohira
  • Published 1 June 1996
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Perceptual and Motor Skills
Eyeblink activity was examined based on a discrete-trial paradigm in which 17 subjects engaged in a semantic priming task. They were presented a series of pairs of words (prime and target) associatively related or associatively unrelated and were required to name them as quickly as possible. Cognitive load or difficulty of naming of the target word was also manipulated. The latency data for naming of the target word showed a typical priming effect, namely, facilitation of naming speed by the… 

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