Parental alcoholism and the effects of alcohol on mediated semantic priming.

@article{Sayette2001ParentalAA,
  title={Parental alcoholism and the effects of alcohol on mediated semantic priming.},
  author={Michael A. Sayette and Christopher S. Martin and Michael A. Perrott and Joan M. Wertz},
  journal={Experimental and clinical psychopharmacology},
  year={2001},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={409-17}
}
In this study, researchers tested the effects of a moderate dose of alcohol on the spread of activation of associated information in memory using a mediated semantic priming task in which target words are preceded by primes that are either unrelated or indirectly related to the target. Male and female participants with or without a parental history (PH+ and PH-, respectively) of alcoholism were administered the priming task after consuming alcohol or a placebo beverage. Among PH- individuals… CONTINUE READING