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Verbal overshadowing: A sound theory in voice recognition?

Vangs, Thea; Carroll, Marie Vivienne; Perfect, Timothy John


Verbal overshadowing is the impairment of a person's recognition ability as a result of generating a verbal description. Two experiments involving 169 participants examined the effects of verbal overshadowing, race of voice (own/other) and cognitive style (holistic/analytic) on voice recognition. In Experiment 1, participants heard a recorded voice (own- or other-race) saying a short phrase. After completing a cognitive style analysis and 15-minute filler task, the verbalisation group gave a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Applied Cognitive Psychology
DOI: 10.1002/acp.1160


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