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a collaborative knowledge base characterizing the state of current thought in Cognitive Science.
the cognitive processing of extracting meaning from any form of language (e.g. human language, programming language) as well as formal logics and semiotics

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semantic processing
is a kind of

  • spreading activation
  • semantic processing
    is a part of

  • semantic categorization
  • are a kind of
    semantic processing

    No associations
    are a part of
    semantic processing

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    Tasks that are asserted to measure semantic processing

    Task Contrast Measure

    word-picture verification task
    • response time to non-matching minus response time to matching

    semantic anomaly judgement task
    • accuracy on semantically anomalous sentences minus accuracy on semantically correct sentences
    • d' (difference between correct identifications and false alarms)

    word generation task
    • number of words divided by time

    category fluency test
    • total correct responses for all categories

    semantic association task
    • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls