What Phonological Facilitation Tells about Semantic Interference: A Dual-Task Study

@inproceedings{Ayora2011WhatPF,
  title={What Phonological Facilitation Tells about Semantic Interference: A Dual-Task Study},
  author={Pauline Ayora and Francesca Peressotti and F Xavier Alario and Claudio Mulatti and Patrick Pluchino and Remo Job and Roberto Dell'Acqua},
  booktitle={Front. Psychology},
  year={2011}
}
Despite increasing interest in the topic, the extent to which linguistic processing demands attentional resources remains poorly understood. We report an empirical re-examination of claims about lexical processing made on the basis of the picture-word interference task when merged in a dual-task psychological refractory period (PRP) paradigm. Two experiments were conducted in which participants were presented with a tone followed, at varying stimulus onset asynchronies (SOAs), by a picture-word… CONTINUE READING