Masked priming with graphemically related forms: Repetition or partial activation?

  title={Masked priming with graphemically related forms: Repetition or partial activation?},
  author={K. Forster and C. Davis and Colin Schoknecht and Roslyn E. Carter},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology},
  pages={211 - 251}
Form-priming occurs when a prime that is graphemically similar to the target word facilitates processing of the target. In an activation model (such as Morton's logogen model), such an effect can be interpreted as a partial-activation effect. A prime that shares letters with the target must inevitably produce activation in the detectors for both the prime and the target. Alternatively, form-priming could be seen as a special case of repetition-priming, in which the prime actually accesses the… 

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