M E Masson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Victoria
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dynamic evocation of hand action representations during sentence comprehension
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Gen 142:742-62. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Modulation of additive and interactive effects in lexical decision by trial history
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3P5, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 39:898-914. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Using confidence intervals for graphically based data interpretation
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, British Columbia
    Can J Exp Psychol 57:203-20. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint When words collide: facilitation and interference in the report of repeated words from rapidly presented lists
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, PO Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 3P5
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 30:1279-89. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Conceptually driven encoding episodes create perceptual misattributions
    M E Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 98:183-210. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Task set persistence modulates word reading following resolution of picture-word interference
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Mem Cognit 35:2012-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Language-based access to gestural components of conceptual knowledge
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:869-82. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Sources of bias in the Goodman-Kruskal gamma coefficient measure of association: implications for studies of metacognitive processes
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:509-27. 2009
  9. doi request reprint A tutorial on a practical Bayesian alternative to null-hypothesis significance testing
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Room A234, Cornett Building, P O Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, BC V8W 3P5, Canada
    Behav Res Methods 43:679-90. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Priming of reach and grasp actions by handled objects
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, P O Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3P5, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:1470-84. 2011

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Dynamic evocation of hand action representations during sentence comprehension
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Gen 142:742-62. 2013
    ..These results are not compatible with a straightforward mental-simulation account of sentence comprehension but instead reflect a hierarchy of intentions distinguishing how and why actions are performed...
  2. doi request reprint Modulation of additive and interactive effects in lexical decision by trial history
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3P5, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 39:898-914. 2013
    ..These results suggest that additivity and interaction between factors may reflect trial-to-trial variation in stimulus representations and decision processes rather than fundamental differences in processing architecture...
  3. ncbi request reprint Using confidence intervals for graphically based data interpretation
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, British Columbia
    Can J Exp Psychol 57:203-20. 2003
    ..These graphical techniques lend themselves to a natural and straightforward assessment of statistical power...
  4. ncbi request reprint When words collide: facilitation and interference in the report of repeated words from rapidly presented lists
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, PO Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8W 3P5
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 30:1279-89. 2004
    ..The sensitivity of the effects of repetition to postlist cues supports a construction rather than an encoding inhibition account of repetition blindness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Conceptually driven encoding episodes create perceptual misattributions
    M E Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
    Acta Psychol (Amst) 98:183-210. 1998
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  6. ncbi request reprint Task set persistence modulates word reading following resolution of picture-word interference
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Mem Cognit 35:2012-8. 2007
    ..Modulation of word reading, therefore, appears to be the result of interference from a persistent picture-naming task set, cued by a stimulus configuration that invites execution of both competing tasks...
  7. doi request reprint Language-based access to gestural components of conceptual knowledge
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:869-82. 2008
    ..Our findings elucidate the types of motor representations that are directly linked to the meaning of words referring to manipulable objects in sentences...
  8. doi request reprint Sources of bias in the Goodman-Kruskal gamma coefficient measure of association: implications for studies of metacognitive processes
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:509-27. 2009
    ..A distribution-specific variant of G, called G-sub(c), is introduced to show why this bias arises. The findings imply that caution is needed when using G as a measure of accuracy, and alternative measures are recommended...
  9. doi request reprint A tutorial on a practical Bayesian alternative to null-hypothesis significance testing
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Room A234, Cornett Building, P O Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, BC V8W 3P5, Canada
    Behav Res Methods 43:679-90. 2011
    ..This method also obviates admonitions never to speak of accepting the null hypothesis. An Excel worksheet for computing the Bayesian analysis is provided as supplemental material...
  10. doi request reprint Priming of reach and grasp actions by handled objects
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, P O Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3P5, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:1470-84. 2011
    ..This constraint suggests that rotated objects evoke motor representations only when they afford the potential to be readily positioned for functional action...
  11. ncbi request reprint Modulation of word-reading processes in task switching
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Gen 132:400-18. 2003
    ..The modulation effect was replicated using phoneme detection instead of word naming but not with lexical decision or visual comparison, implicating a phonological encoding process...
  12. ncbi request reprint When lust is lost: orthographic similarity effects in the encoding and reconstruction of rapidly presented word lists
    M E Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 26:1005-22. 2000
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  13. ncbi request reprint Taking the "text" out of context effects in repetition priming of word identification
    M E Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, P O Box 3050, Victoria, BC, V8W 3P5 Canada
    Mem Cognit 28:1090-7. 2000
    ..We conclude that presenting a target in context prevents it from being encoded and responded to as distinctively as when presented in isolation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Covert operations: orthographic recoding as a basis for repetition priming in word identification
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 28:858-71. 2002
    ..Priming on perceptually based word identification tests that results from a generate study episode may be largely due to orthographic recoding of the target rather than to conceptual processing...
  15. ncbi request reprint The influence of selection for response on repetition priming of word identification
    M E Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, British Columbia
    Can J Exp Psychol 53:381-93. 1999
    ..These results suggest that priming effects are strongest when study tasks require an item to be selected as the basis for an overt response, even though the information on which study and test responses are based may be different...
  16. ncbi request reprint Masked priming of words and nonwords in a naming task: further evidence for a nonlexical basis for priming
    M E Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, BC, Canada
    Mem Cognit 27:399-412. 1999
    ..We suggest that masked primes can enhance target identification by contributing to the construction of an orthographic or a phonological representation of the target, regardless of the target's lexical status...
  17. ncbi request reprint More than meets the eye: context effects in word identification
    M E Masson
    University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Mem Cognit 26:1245-69. 1998
    ..The model also predicts results with two other analytic methods that have been used to argue for priming effects on perceptual encoding...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bias in masked word identification: unconscious influences of repetition priming
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychon Bull Rev 9:773-9. 2002
    ..These results provide strong evidence that the bias effect is not mediated by conscious recollection...
  19. ncbi request reprint Repetition proportion biases masked priming of lexical decisions
    Glen E Bodner
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Mem Cognit 34:1298-311. 2006
    ..The increased costs and benefits of repetition priming when RP is higher implicate a context-sensitive mechanism that constrains accounts of masked priming...
  20. ncbi request reprint Beyond binary judgments: prime validity modulates masked repetition priming in the naming task
    Glen E Bodner
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    Mem Cognit 32:1-11. 2004
    ..8 rather than .2 of the trials involved repetition (vs. unrelated) primes. Prime validity effects are consistent with a memory recruitment view of priming but may be difficult to explain using activation-based mechanisms...
  21. doi request reprint Long-term repetition priming of briefly identified objects
    Andreas T Breuer
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:487-98. 2009
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  22. doi request reprint The bicycle illusion: sidewalk science informs the integration of motion and shape perception
    Michael E J Masson
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:133-45. 2009
    ..The bicycle illusion provides a unique opportunity for studying the interactions between shape and motion perception...
  23. doi request reprint Target-distractor interference in the attentional blink implicates the locus coeruleus-norepinephrine system
    Christopher M Warren
    University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychon Bull Rev 16:1106-11. 2009
    ..Consistent with our modification of the LC-NE account, this result suggests a temporarily enhanced LC-NE system response to increased target-distractor interference...
  24. doi request reprint Grasping beer mugs: on the dynamics of alignment effects induced by handled objects
    Daniel N Bub
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, PO Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3P5, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:341-58. 2010
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  25. ncbi request reprint I'd know that face anywhere!
    Vincenza Gruppuso
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychon Bull Rev 14:1085-9. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Evocation of functional and volumetric gestural knowledge by objects and words
    Daniel N Bub
    University of Victoria, Department of Psychology, P O Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, Canada V8W 3P5
    Cognition 106:27-58. 2008
    ..We discuss the implication of these results for theories of action evoked by objects and words, and for interpretation of functional imaging results...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cognitive control in children: stroop interference and suppression of word reading
    Daniel N Bub
    University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychol Sci 17:351-7. 2006
    ..We propose that greater Stroop interference among younger children is not due to lack of ability to suppress word reading, but instead is the result of a failure to consistently maintain the task set of color naming...
  28. doi request reprint On the nature of hand-action representations evoked during written sentence comprehension
    Daniel N Bub
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, P O Box 3050 STN CSC, Victoria, BC V8W3P5, Canada
    Cognition 116:394-408. 2010
    ..These results provide evidence that representations of object-related hand actions are evoked as part of sentence processing. In addition, we discuss the conditions that elicit context-specific evocation of motor representations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gesturing and naming: the use of functional knowledge in object identification
    Daniel N Bub
    University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychol Sci 14:467-72. 2003
    ..Preliminary evidence, however, indicates that gestures evoked by the volumetric shape of an object do contribute to object naming...
  30. ncbi request reprint Beyond spreading activation: an influence of relatedness proportion on masked semantic priming
    Glen E Bodner
    Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychon Bull Rev 10:645-52. 2003
    ..These results are interpreted within a retrospective account of semantic priming in which recruitment of a prime event is modulated by prime validity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Conscious and unconscious influences of memory for object location
    J I Caldwell
    University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Mem Cognit 29:285-95. 2001
    ..These results were closely fit by a multinomial model assuming independence between conscious and unconscious influences of memory...
  32. ncbi request reprint Repetition blindness in rapid lists: activation and inhibition versus construction and attribution
    Bruce W A Whittlesea
    Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 31:54-67. 2005
    ..It is proposed that repetition blindness can better be understood through the principles of construction and attribution...
  33. ncbi request reprint Category specificity in normal episodic learning: applications to object recognition and category-specific agnosia
    Cindy M Bukach
    Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, P O Box 3050 STN CSC, Vic, BC, Canada V8W 3P5
    Cogn Psychol 48:1-46. 2004
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  34. ncbi request reprint False memory following rapidly presented lists: the element of surprise
    Bruce W A Whittlesea
    Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Psychol Res 69:420-30. 2005
    ..It is proposed that the DRM effect is best understood through the principles of construction, evaluation, and attribution...
  35. ncbi request reprint Type I error rates and power analyses for single-point sensitivity measures
    Caren M Rotello
    Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts 01003 7710, USA
    Percept Psychophys 70:389-401. 2008
    ..Type I errors are minimized when the selected sensitivity measure is theoretically appropriate for the data...
  36. ncbi request reprint Diagnostics of phonological lexical processing: pseudohomophone naming advantages, disadvantages, and base-word frequency effects
    Ron Borowsky
    Psychology Department, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Mem Cognit 30:969-87. 2002
    ..A strategy-based scaling account of the data is argued to provide a better explanation of the data than is the criterion-homogenization theory (Lupker, Brown, & Colombo, 1997)...
  37. ncbi request reprint The effect of perceptual distinctiveness on the prospective and retrospective components of prospective memory in young and old adults
    Anna Lisa Cohen
    University of Victoria
    Can J Exp Psychol 57:274-89. 2003
    ..Results are discussed within the context of current theoretical models of prospective memory...