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Word⇔initial and word⇔final ngram frequencies
(Journal of Literacy Research, 1978-01-01)
Every word-initial and word-final letter cluster, or ngram, that occurred in 30 or more different words in one million words of running text is listed along with the number of different words and the total number of words ...
A simple method for producing figures for publication
(Behavior Research Methods and Instrumentation, 1976)
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 ...
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.
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 ...