Mental representation in visual/haptic crossmodal memory: evidence from interference effects.

@article{Lacey2006MentalRI,
  title={Mental representation in visual/haptic crossmodal memory: evidence from interference effects.},
  author={Simon Lacey and Christine Campbell},
  journal={Quarterly journal of experimental psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={361-76}
}
Two experiments used visual-, verbal-, and haptic-interference tasks during encoding (Experiment 1) and retrieval (Experiment 2) to examine mental representation of familiar and unfamiliar objects in visual/haptic crossmodal memory. Three competing theories are discussed, which variously suggest that these representations are: (a) visual; (b) dual-code-visual for unfamiliar objects but visual and verbal for familiar objects; or (c) amodal. The results suggest that representations of unfamiliar… CONTINUE READING