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test of semantic similarity

1a) In a test of semantic similarity and at a target stimulus duration of D -10ms, which of the words 'bird' and 'fish' would be the most likely choice (give approximate %) in response to presentation of the target word 'hen'? This job explains the answer with reference to figure 4.3 below.

1b) In a test of semantic similarity and at a target stimulus duration of D -25ms, which of the words 'bird' and 'fish' would be the most likely choice (give approximate %) in response to presentation of the target word 'hen'? This job then explains the answer with reference to figure 4.3 below.

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QUESTIONS ON SEMANTIC SIMILARITY

(a) In a test of semantic similarity and at a target stimulus duration of D-10ms, which of the words 'bird' and 'fish' would be the most likely choice (give approximate %) in response to presentation of the target word 'hen'? Explain the answer with reference to figure 4.3 below.

Response: First of all, let us review the concept of semantic similarity. Semantic similarity refers to deciding which of a pair of test words matched the target word in meaning. That's important to understand. Since the target word was "hen" we must compare the meaning of "hen" to the two test words, "bird" and "fish." Well, we don't have to be a rocket scientist to ...

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