A set of high quality colour images with Spanish norms for seven relevant psycholinguistic variables: the Nombela naming test

Neuropsychology, Development, and Cognition. Section B, Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition
F Javier Moreno-MartínezKeith R Laws

Abstract

This paper presents a new corpus of 140 high quality colour images belonging to 14 subcategories and covering a range of naming difficulty. One hundred and six Spanish speakers named the items and provided data for several psycholinguistic variables: age of acquisition, familiarity, manipulability, name agreement, typicality and visual complexity. Furthermore, we also present lexical frequency data derived internet search hits. Apart from the large number of variables evaluated, these stimuli present an important advantage with respect to other comparable image corpora in so far as naming performance in healthy individuals is less prone to ceiling effect problems. Reliability and validity indexes showed that our items display similar psycholinguistic characteristics to those of other corpora. In sum, this set of ecologically valid stimuli provides a useful tool for scientists engaged in cognitive and neuroscience-based research.

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Nov 8, 2012·PloS One·Mary O'SullivanMathieu B Brodeur
Jun 16, 2015·Behavioural Neurology·F Javier Moreno-Martínez, Inmaculada C Rodríguez-Rojo
Mar 13, 2014·The Clinical Neuropsychologist·Alexandra Harry, Simon F Crowe
Feb 23, 2019·PloS One·Eduardo NavarreteBarbara Penolazzi
Apr 19, 2019·Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology·F Javier Moreno-MartínezGuido Gainotti
Jan 12, 2021·Frontiers in Psychology·Cristiane SouzaJoana C Carmo
Feb 12, 2021·Behavior Research Methods·Cristiane SouzaJoana C Carmo

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