Timed written picture naming in 14 European languages

Torrance, M ORCID: 0000-0002-5305-4315, Nottbusch, G, Alves, RA, Arfé, B, Chanquoy, L, Chukharev-Hudilainen, E, Dimakos, I, Fidalgo, R, Hyönä, J, Jóhannesson, ÓI, Madjarov, G, Pauly, DN, Uppstad, PH, Van Waes, L, Vernon, M and Wengelin, Å, 2017. Timed written picture naming in 14 European languages. Behavior Research Methods. ISSN 1554-351X

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We describe the Multilanguage Written Picture Naming Dataset. This gives trial-level data and time and agreement norms for written naming of the 260 pictures of everyday objects that compose the colorized Snodgrass and Vanderwart picture set (Rossion & Pourtois in Perception, 33, 217–236, 2004). Adult participants gave keyboarded responses in their first language under controlled experimental conditions (N = 1,274, with subsamples responding in Bulgarian, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Swedish). We measured the time to initiate a response (RT) and interkeypress intervals, and calculated measures of name and spelling agreement. There was a tendency across all languages for quicker RTs to pictures with higher familiarity, image agreement, and name frequency, and with higher name agreement. Effects of spelling agreement and effects on output rates after writing onset were present in some, but not all, languages. Written naming therefore shows name retrieval effects that are similar to those found in speech, but our findings suggest the need for cross-language comparisons as we seek to understand the orthographic retrieval and/or assembly processes that are specific to written output.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Behavior Research Methods
Creators: Torrance, M., Nottbusch, G., Alves, R.A., Arfé, B., Chanquoy, L., Chukharev-Hudilainen, E., Dimakos, I., Fidalgo, R., Hyönä, J., Jóhannesson, Ó.I., Madjarov, G., Pauly, D.N., Uppstad, P.H., Van Waes, L., Vernon, M. and Wengelin, Å.
Publisher: Springer
Date: 24 May 2017
ISSN: 1554-351X
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Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 25 May 2017 08:39
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 14:14
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/30797

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