The role of age of acquisition in picture naming in Turkish.
Raman, Ilhan (2004) The role of age of acquisition in picture naming in Turkish. In: BPS Cognitive Section Annual Meeting: Recent Advances in Age of Acquisition Research convened by Professor Catriona Morrison., 6-8 September, University of Leeds.
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In the current study, Turkish norms for age of acquisition, name agreement, frequency and object familiarity were obtained for all the pictures from the Snodgrass and Vanderwart (1980) cohort. Consequently, a subset of 160 pictures that were rated as familiar objects and had name agreement were selected and presented for naming. The results of a multiple regression analysis show that age of acquisition, frequency and letter length are reliable predictors of RTs in Turkish. Similar results were also reported for Spanish (Cuetos, Ellis & Alvarez, 1999). The implication of these results are discussed within the arbitrary mapping hypothesis and in relation to a robust age of acquisition effect recently reported for naming words in Turkish
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Research Areas:||A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Science and Technology > Psychology|
A. Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Science and Technology > Psychology > Language, Learning and Cognition group
|Deposited On:||14 Apr 2011 11:06|
|Last Modified:||30 Jan 2015 17:12|
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