Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentation

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 395–427 | Cite as

Age-of-acquisition, imagery, concreteness, familiarity, and ambiguity measures for 1,944 words

  • K. J. Gilhooly
  • R. H. Logie
Methods & Designs


Age-of-acquisition, imagery, concreteness, familiarity, and ambiguity measures for 1,944 words of varying length and frequency of occurrence are presented. The words can all be used as nouns. Intergroup reliabilities are satisfactory on all attributes. Correlations with previous word lists are significant, and the intercorrelations between measures match previous findings.


Behavior Research Method Ambiguous Word Amethyst Lexical Memory Concreteness Rating 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. J. Gilhooly
    • 1
  • R. H. Logie
    • 1
  1. 1.Psychology DepartmentAberdeen UniversityAberdeenScotland

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