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Interference between verbal concept formation and spatial mental rotation in female subjects

Makany, T., Karadi, K., Kallai, J. and Nadel, L. (2002) Interference between verbal concept formation and spatial mental rotation in female subjects Perceptual and Motor Skills, 95, (1), pp. 227-232.

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Abstract

In this study the relation between spatial cognition and verbal intelligence abilities was examined in case of 52 women. Interference between mental rotation performance and verbal intelligence scores was found. Women with good verbal abilities have lower scores in mental rotation tasks than subjects with poorer verbal abilities. This finding is in accordance with some basic models of a dual-coding system. The spatial functions represented in mental rotation interfered with verbal-based concept formation and lexical knowledge in college women.

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Published date: 2002

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Local EPrints ID: 18635
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/18635
PURE UUID: e186192a-94bb-4afe-a1d4-17ccdd0da7da

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Date deposited: 29 Nov 2005
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:35

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Author: T. Makany
Author: K. Karadi
Author: J. Kallai
Author: L. Nadel

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