Using spatial terms to select an object.

  title={Using spatial terms to select an object.},
  author={Laura A. Carlson and Gordon D. Logan},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  volume={29 6},
Our interactions with the world often involve selecting one object from a cluttered array of objects. One way to accomplish this is with language. For example, spatial terms, such as above, guide selection by specifying the position of one object (the located object) with respect to a second object (the reference object). Most of the work on the apprehension of spatial terms has examined displays that contain only these two objects. In the present paper, we examine how the presence of an extra… CONTINUE READING

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