The Influence of Partner-Specific Memory Associations on Picture Naming: A Failure to Replicate Horton (2007)

Sarah Brown-Schmidt, William S. Horton

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Abstract

The results of two experiments by Horton (2007) show that speakers name a pictured object faster when in the presence of another person with whom the speaker has previously associated that object name. The first of those two experiments (Horton, 2007, Experiment 1) is the focus of the present research. This paper presents the results of three experiments designed to replicate and extend Horton's (2007) Experiment 1. The original findings were not replicated. These findings do not support the hypothesis that partner-specific memory associations facilitate object naming.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere109035
JournalPloS one
Volume9
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • General

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