Overspecification of color, pattern, and size: salience, absoluteness, and consistency

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Tarenskeen, Sammie ; Broersma, Mirjam ; Geurts, Bart (2015)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Psychology, volume 6 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01703, pmc: PMC4635207
  • Subject: salience | Psychology | color | referential overspecification | attribute selection | Original Research | absoluteness | consistent responses

The rates of overspecification of color, pattern, and size are compared, to investigate how salience and absoluteness contribute to the production of overspecification. Color and pattern are absolute and salient attributes, whereas size is relative and less salient. Add... View more
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