Repetition priming of nonwords in young and older adults.

  title={Repetition priming of nonwords in young and older adults.},
  author={Leah L. Light and D La Voie and Robert F. Kennison},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={21 2},
In 3 experiments, a pronunciation task was used to examine repetition priming of novel nonwords in young and older adults. The contributions of item and associative priming to the total repetition priming effect were assessed. In Experiment 1, age consistency was found in both components of repetition priming after 9 repetitions of nonwords. Experiment 2 established that young and older adults were similar in item and associative priming after as few as 2 repetitions of nonwords. Finally… CONTINUE READING

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