Reference : Naming very familiar people : when retrieving names is faster than retrieving semantic b...
Scientific journals : Article
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Theoretical & cognitive psychology
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/3759
Naming very familiar people : when retrieving names is faster than retrieving semantic biographical information
English
Brédart, Serge mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences cognitives > Psychologie cognitive >]
Brennen, T. [> > > >]
Delchambre, Marie [Université de Liège - ULg > > Centre interfacultaire de formation des enseignants (CIFEN) >]
McNeill, A. [> > > >]
Burton, A. [> > > >]
May-2005
British Journal of Psychology
British Psychological Soc
96
Pt 2
205-214
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0007-1269
Leicester
[en] One of the most reliable findings in the literature on person indentification is that semantic categorization of a face occurs more quickly than naming a face. Here we present two experiments in which participants are shown the faces of their colleagues, i.e., personally familiar people, encountered with high frequency. In each experiment, naming was faster than making a semantic classification, despite the fact that the semantic classifications were highly salient to the participants (Experiment I highest degree obtained; Experiment 2: nationality). The finding is consistent with models that allow or parallel access from faces to semantic information and to names, and demonstrates the need for the frequency of exposure to names to be taken into account in models of proper name processing e.g. Burke, Mackay, Worthley and Wade (1991).
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/3759

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