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What do interactive models suggest about context effects?
That semantic context can affect word processing before recognition
What does the cohort model (Marsen-Wilson, 1987) suggest about context effects?
there is a
of activation for words that are semantically inappropriate
What is n400? What does it mean?
negative polarity peaks at 400ms after onset of a stimulus.
Incongruous words will increase activity.
What are post-lexical effects of context?
context effects that occur after recognition
What are word association effects?
words that frequently occur together may be connected in the lexicon (eg. doctor-nurse) so we get faster recognition in the context of the other word
What is global context?
Where the context of a whole paragraph drives priming rather than word-word connections
How does dominance affect word ambiguity?
It's easier to select a high frequency meaning (eg. writing pen vs pig pen)
What is parsing?
analysing the grammatical structure of a sentence