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An event-related potential study of the effects of semantic deviations: an application of a method of sequential-part presentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8684896     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The present study was designed to evaluate the effects of semantic deviations of picture stimuli by applying a method of sequential-part presentations. S1 stimuli were 10 pictures of animals which were divided into 7 x 7 portions and successively presented in random order. S2 stimuli were three types of pictures (A, the same as S1; B, semantically the same but physically different from S1; and C, both semantically and physically different from S1). Subjects were required to name S1 verbally after seeing S2. The largest N400 components of the event-related potential were elicited for Category C of S2, whereas large LPCs were elicited for Categories B and C. This suggests that a method of sequential-part presentations is effective for eliciting the N400 component of the event-related potential for picture stimuli.
T Yano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  81     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  1995 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-08-21     Completed Date:  1996-08-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1091-8     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Faculty of Literature, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Evoked Potentials / physiology*
Evoked Potentials, Visual / physiology*
Reaction Time / physiology
Visual Perception / physiology*

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