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New paper on semantic distance effects

My new paper on semantic distance effects is finally out in JEP:LMC. This paper, with Sebastian Rose, Sabrina Aristei, and Rasha Abdel Rahman, reports a picture-word interference experiment in which we manipulated semantic distance systematically within taxonomic hierarchies. We provide evidence from RTs, errors, and ERPs that close relationships (orangutan – gorilla) induce more semantic competition than far relationships (organutan – horse).

Check it out here