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Direct and indirect effects of action on object classification.

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We report three experiments in which name verification responses to either objects (Experiments 1 and 2) or hand movements (Experiment 3) were compared with action decisions, where participants verified whether an object is typically used in the way described by a verbal label. In Experiments 1 and 2, we report that action decisions show more consistent and larger effects of the congruency of either a handgrip or a type of movement than do name verification responses, although there was some ...

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10.3758/bf03193218

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
Memory and cognition
Volume:
33
Issue:
7
Pages:
1131-1146
Publication date:
2005-10-05
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EISSN:
1532-5946
ISSN:
0090-502X
URN:
uuid:e67025e9-b8b2-45ba-ab65-51ea6019ec5a
Source identifiers:
311449
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pubs:311449

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