Perceptual and Conceptual Priming of Environmental Sounds

  title={Perceptual and Conceptual Priming of Environmental Sounds},
  author={Annett Schirmer and Yong Hao Soh and Trevor B. Penney and Lonce L. Wyse},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience},
It is still unknown whether sonic environments influence the processing of individual sounds in a similar way as discourse or sentence context influences the processing of individual words. One obstacle to answering this question has been the failure to dissociate perceptual (i.e., how similar are sonic environment and target sound?) and conceptual (i.e., how related are sonic environment and target?) priming effects. In this study, we dissociate these effects by creating prime–target pairs… CONTINUE READING
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