Stroop phenomena in the Japanese language: the case of ideographic characters (kanji) and syllabic characters (kana).

@article{Morikawa1981StroopPI,
  title={Stroop phenomena in the Japanese language: the case of ideographic characters (kanji) and syllabic characters (kana).},
  author={Yasushige Morikawa},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={1981},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={67-77}
}
Utilizing a unique feature of the Japanese languages--that besides two syllabic orthographies, which have identical pronunciations, words with the same pronunciation may also be written in an orthography composed of ideographic characters--we have conducted an investigation of Stroop phenomena. The fact that pronunciations of the three Japanese orthographies are identical means that, if there are any differences between them in the Stroop phenomena observed, we can place the locus of this… CONTINUE READING