Perceptual comparisons through the mind's eye.

  title={Perceptual comparisons through the mind's eye.},
  author={Allan Paivio},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  volume={3 6},
Four experiments tested a theory of memory and cognition which assumes that verbal and nonverbal information are processed in functionally distinct LTM systems. Subjects presented with pairs of pictures or printed names of animals and objects differing in rated real-life size were instructed to choose the conceptually larger member of each pair, the one that appeared to be farther away, or the one whose name was easier to pronounce. The following results were consistent with theoretical… CONTINUE READING
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