This experiment used a choice recognition time task. The subjects task was to decide whether a probe tone was or was not among a presented set of one to four tones. One of three cue conditions occured on each trial: the cue (a light) was presented immediately following the tone...
Two primary categories of theories about how people
process indirect requests such as "Can you tell me the
time?" were discussed. 'Multiple-Meaning' theories propose
that both the literal meaning of indirect requests ("Are you
able to tell me the time?") and the conveyed meaning
("Please tell me the time.") are...
The primary purpose of the present study was to investigate a specific area of
cognitive functioning to determine if any differences exist between adult children of
alcoholics and controls in the processing of emotionally laden word cues. Of secondary
importance was the investigation of group differences in self-esteem, extroversion,