TB6 D&L Lecture 1 and reading MCQs

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1. What did Foss (1970) phoneme monitering study show?

  • Phonemes are harder to detect when the preceding context contains an ambiguous word
  • Ambig words are harder to detect when the preceding context contains an ambiguous word
  • Phonemes are easier to detect when the preceding context contains an ambiguous word
  • Ambiguous words are not easier to process in a strongly biasing context
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2. What do cross-modal priming studies provide a measure of?

  • Meaning activation
  • Syntactic pattern activation
  • Click displacement
  • Syntactic ambiguity

3. In a study by Tabossi & Zardon (1993), what was the effect of a subordinate constraining context?

  • Support for a strong modular account
  • Support for multiple access model
  • Support for selective priming

4. What was the effect of frequency in Hogabaum, Perfetti (1975)?

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

5. When is meaning used in the context-guided single-reading lexical access model?

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  • Context is used to restrict access of meanings, so ONLY the contextually appropriate meaning is ever accessed
  • When an ambiguous word is encountered, ALL meanings are accessed independent of context and contextually appropriate meaning is selected

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