Psychonomic Bulletin & Review

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 87–90

Varieties of positive and negative priming

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DOI: 10.3758/BF03210745

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Stadler, M.A. & Hogan, M.E. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (1996) 3: 87. doi:10.3758/BF03210745


Numerous recent investigations have focused on a particular relation between the roles a stimulus plays in successive displays: when a stimulus ignored by a subject on one occasion is to be attended on a succeeding occasion, reaction time to that stimulus is slowed relative to a control condition. But this is but one possible case ofnegative priming. There are other ways in which negative priming might occur, and there are several varieties of positive priming as well. All these possibilities were explored in the present experiment.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MissouriColumbia