Semantic processing of unattended parafoveal words.

@article{Pace1991SemanticPO,
  title={Semantic processing of unattended parafoveal words.},
  author={Enrico Di Pace and Anna M Longoni and Pierluigi Zoccolotti},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={1991},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={21-34}
}
The influence that a context word presented either foveally or parafoveally, may exert on the processing of a subsequent target word was studied in a semantic decision task. Fourteen subjects participated in the experiment. They were presented with word-nonword pairs (prime). One member of the pair (which the subjects had to attend to) appeared centrally, the other parafoveally. The prime was followed by a target at two inter-stimulus intervals (ISI; 200 and 2000 msec). The word stimulus of the… CONTINUE READING

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