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The effectiveness of context before, after, and around a missing word
(Perception & Psychophysics, 1976-03-01)
The probability of correctly guessing a missing word was measured using lour different kinds of context: all words before the missing word (forward context), all words after the missing word (backward context), all words ...
Frequency of occurrence as a psychophysical continuum: Weber's fraction, Ekman's fraction, range effects, and the phi-gamma hypothesis
(Perception & Psychophysics, 1976-09-01)
Using the continuum of frequency of occurrence of words in English, it was found that: (1) errors in judgment are distributed lognormally rather than normally, and therefore the standard method of calculating Weber's fraction ...
The subjective estimation of relative syllable frequency
(Perception & Psychophysics, 1974-01-01)
Ss are able to judge the relative frequency of occurrence in English of nonmorphemic syllables independent of phoneme frequency. The results support a theory of speech perception based on the syllable as a unit as opposed ...
A halo visual illusion.
A visual illusion consisting of transparent halos extending beyond the boundaries of rotating discs is reported. The effect can be obtained by rotating a variety of black-and-white discs at moderate speeds. It is not due ...
Applying psychometric methods in linguistic research: Some recent advances
Within word structure in the tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon
(Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 1975-01-01)
Definitions of four rare words were read to 259 undergradua tes. Those subjects who were in the tip-of-the-tongue (TOT) state recorded all the letters they knew. The within-word structure of the resulting 101 partial recalls ...