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The conceptual cueing database: rated items for the study of the interaction between language and attention

Goodhew, Stephanie C.; Kidd, Evan


Humans appear to rely on spatial mappings to describe and represent concepts. In particular, conceptual cueing refers to the effect whereby after reading or hearing a particular word, the location of observers' visual attention in space can be systematically shifted in a particular direction. For example, words such as "sun" and "happy" orient attention upwards, whereas words such as "basement" and "bitter" orient attention downwards. This area of research has garnered much interest,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-07-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Behavior Research Methods
DOI: 10.3758/s13428-015-0625-9


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