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Name agreement in picture naming: An ERP study

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Cheng, X., Schafer, G. and Akyurek, E. G. (2010) Name agreement in picture naming: An ERP study. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 76 (3). pp. 130-141. ISSN 0167-8760

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To link to this article DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2010.03.003

Abstract/Summary

Name agreement is the extent to which different people agree on a name for a particular picture. Previous studies have found that it takes longer to name low name agreement pictures than high name agreement pictures. To examine the effect of name agreement in the online process of picture naming, we compared event-related potentials (ERPs) recorded whilst 19 healthy, native English speakers silently named pictures which had either high or low name agreement. A series of ERP components was examined: P1 approximately 120ms from picture onset, N1 around 170ms, P2 around 220ms, N2 around 290ms, and P3 around 400ms. Additionally, a late time window from 800 to 900ms was considered. Name agreement had an early effect, starting at P1 and possibly resulting from uncertainty of picture identity, and continuing into N2, possibly resulting from alternative names for pictures. These results support the idea that name agreement affects two consecutive processes: first, object recognition, and second, lexical selection and/or phonological encoding.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences > Neuroscience
Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences > Language and Cognition
ID Code:4556
Uncontrolled Keywords:ERP; Naming; Lexical Processing; Semantics; Categorization
Publisher:Elsevier Science

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