Facilitation and interference effects in a Stroop-like task: evidence in favor of semantic processing of parafoveally-presented stimuli.

@article{Fuentes1993FacilitationAI,
  title={Facilitation and interference effects in a Stroop-like task: evidence in favor of semantic processing of parafoveally-presented stimuli.},
  author={Luis J Fuentes and Juan J. Ortells},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={1993},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={213-29}
}
In this study we used a modified Stroop word-color task in which the target was a centrally fixated color frame and the distractor was an incompatible, compatible or non-color word. In Experiment 1 distractors were located either within (the inside condition) or outside the frame, at distances of 1.3 deg (near-outside condition) or 2 deg (far-outside condition). In Experiment 2 only the inside and the far conditions were used. The stimuli were on the screen for 150 msec (Experiment 1) or 50… CONTINUE READING