Perceptual conditions affecting ease of association.

Abstract

Four experiments replicated Asch's findings in 1969 that perceiving two terms in a unitary relationship facilitates their association. In Exp. I and II, pronouncing a CV-C pair as a monosyllable produced high associative recall of the terminal C to the CV cue, while pronouncing the CV-C as two separate terms caused relatively low associative recall. The… (More)