TB6 D&L Lecture 1 and reading MCQs

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1. What did a dichotic listening task by Mackay (1973) show?

  • When asked to paraphrase attended message, interpretation was affected by the unattended biasing context
  • None of the above
  • When asked to paraphrase attended message, interpretation was not affected by unattended biasing context
  • Unattended message had no effect on attended
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2. What is an issue with phoneme monitering tasks?

  • Dont accurately measure activation
  • Temporally too slow
  • Sensitive to variables other than ambiguity
  • Too sensitive to ambiguity

3. Why was Swinney et als (1976) study an improvement over previous techniques?

  • Online, cross modal priming, sensitve to other variables and reflect processes as they happen
  • Online, cross modal priming, not sensitve to other variables and reflect processes as they happen
  • Offline, cross modal priming, not sensitve to other variables and reflect processes as they happen
  • Offline, cross modal priming, sensitve to other variables and reflect processes as they happen

4. 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

5. What did Hogabaum, Perfetti (1975) suggest about frequency effects?

  • Because the most frequent sense was 'garden pathed', pps have to reanalyse to fit a subordinate meaning with context
  • Because the least frequent sense was 'garden pathed', pps have to reanalyse to fit a subordinate meaning with context
  • Because the least frequent sense was 'garden pathed', pps have to reanalyse to fit a dominant meaning with context
  • Support for a selective access model

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