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On measuring fuzziness: a comment on "A fuzzy set approach to modifiers and vagueness in natural language".
(Journal of experimental psychology. General, 1979-12)
Hersh and Caramazza's application of fuzzy set theory to vagueness in natural language is criticized for including in their measures of fuzziness response variability due to experimental and statistical procedures.
Temporal effects of reinforcement: A negative “frustration” effect
(Learning and Motivation, 1970)
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 ...
A unit analysis of prose memory
(Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 1978-01-01)
Four stories were divided into function word units. These units were assigned dependent variable values determined by the scoring of subjects' recalls and independent variable values determined by measures of gist, imagery, ...
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 ...
A simple design for an impossible triangle.
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 ...
Substitution laws and innovation in the pharmaceutical industry.
The pharmaceutical industry has been among the most innovative while being one of the most highly regulated industries in the United States. Government regulation of pharmaceutical product quality started in 19061 and has ...
Estimating chance reproducibility in Guttman Scaling
(Social Science Research, 1977-01-01)
A definition of reproducibility in Guttman Scaling and two chance measures of reproducibility are suggested. The first measure assumes that the items are independent. The second method assumes nonindependent items and fits ...