TB6 D&L Lecture 1 and reading MCQs

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1. What is the main concept of the semantic feature model?

  • Meanings are represented as collections of semantic features, multiple meanings of a word are incoherent whilst multiple senses arent (easier)
  • Meanings are represented as collections of syntactic features , multiple meanings of a word are incoherent whilst multiple senses arent (easier)
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2. What was the effect of frequency in Hogabaum, Perfetti (1975)?

  • Pps were slowest RT when the ambig word was primed, context has an effect
  • Pps were slow to detect ambiguity when the word was in its LEAST frequent sense
  • Pps were slow to detect ambiguity when the word was in its MOST frequent sense
  • Pps were fastest RT when the ambig word was primed, context has an effect

3. What did Mehler, Segui & Carey find when word length was controlled for?

  • Extra processing is still needed for ambiguous words
  • Less processing is needed for ambiguous words
  • Phoneme monitering tasks are justly sensitive

4. In a study by Tanenhaus et al (1979), at what point was their priming for only the context appropriate meaning?

  • 0ms
  • 200ms
  • 300ms
  • 100ms

5. In the influential study by Swinney et al (1979) where primes were ambiguous words in a biasing context, what was the EARLY effect of context?

  • There was priming for BOTH appropriate and inappropriate meanings; context had NO effect
  • There was priming for BOTH appropriate and inappropriate meanings; context had an effect
  • There was only priming for the APPROPRIATE meaning; context had no effect
  • There was only priming for the APPROPRIATE meaning; context had NO effect

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