Lecture 8

Research question does thinking about space aect

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Unformatted text preview: was the same question (about Wednesday’s meeting)   The ambiguous spatial target: Results * * * Conclusions •  •  •  •  •  Reponses to ambiguous temporal questions were biased in the predicted direction by both spatial and temporal primes Response to ambiguous spatial questions were only biased by spatial primes So thinking about time doesn’t affect how you subsequently think about space Links between source and target domain are not bidirectional Nor are these results the product of general knowledge that’s common to space and time Exp. 3   Finally, Boroditsky replicated this finding in an online sentence ­processing study. Same basic idea as Exp. 3, except   Ppts read 64 sentences total   Target sentences were no longer ambiguous, but were instead consistent or inconsistent with the prime question   The dependent measure was reading time for the target sentences Spatial targets Results * * * Conclusions •  Thinking about space affects thinking about time, but not the reverse •  But it also seems possible to think about time without activating knowledge about s...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2014 for the course COGS 101c taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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