Processing lexical ambiguity and visual word recognition in a deep orthography.

@article{Bentin1987ProcessingLA,
  title={Processing lexical ambiguity and visual word recognition in a deep orthography.},
  author={Shlomo Bentin and Ram Frost},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={1987},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={13-23}
}
We investigated the effect of semantic and phonemic ambiguity on lexical decision and naming performance in the deep Hebrew orthography. Experiment 1 revealed that lexical decisions for ambiguous consonant strings are faster than those for any of the highor low-frequency voweled alternative meanings of the same strings. These 1'esults suggested that lexical… CONTINUE READING