Processes underlying dimensional interactions: correspondences between linguistic and nonlinguistic dimensions.

@article{Melara1990ProcessesUD,
  title={Processes underlying dimensional interactions: correspondences between linguistic and nonlinguistic dimensions.},
  author={Robert Melara and Lawrence E. Marks},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={1990},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={477-95}
}
In six experiments, we examined speeded classification when one dimension was linguistic and the other was nonlinguistic. In five of these, attributes on the dimensions corresponded meaningfully, having in common the concepts "high" and "low." For example, in Experiment 1, the visually presented words HI and LO were paired with high- or low-pitched tones; in Experiment 2, the dimensions were visual words and vertical position, in Experiment 3, they were spoken words and position, and in… CONTINUE READING