Language and Social Cognition Lab @ Carleton University

2206A Dunton Tower

1125 Colonel By Drive

Ottawa ON, K1S 5B6, Canada

 

olessia.jouravlev@carleton.ca

+1-613-520-2600 ext. 4148

 

August 1, 2018

Dr. Jouravlev and her collaborators from Western (Alex Taikh and Dr. Debra Jared) have published their ERP research testing the label feedback hypothesis. 

Words are useful in communicating to others about objects in our environment. Lupyan (2012) has recently claimed that verbal labels may also influence our perception and mental representations of those objects. His proposal is called the label feedback hypothesis. Labels are presumed to send feedback activation to their associated perceptual representations. We tested this hypothesis in two experiments using event-related potentials. In...

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