Samantha J. Crowe's research while affiliated with University of Liverpool and other places

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Children aged between 5 and 10 years old were tested on a semantic fluency (freelisting) task for two categories: animals and body parts. Additive tree analysis (Sattath & Tversky, 1977) was used to cluster items based upon both their proximity in the generated lists and their frequency of cooccurrence; the resulting trees, together with production...


... A category production task simply requires participants to name concepts that belong to a given category, such as ANIMALS 1 or EMOTIONS. It is used in a wide range of research, but particularly to investigate underlying categorical and conceptual structure (e.g., Crowe & Prescott, 2003;Hampton & Gardiner, 1983;Rosch, 1975;Troyer, 2000), semantic memory (e.g., Binney et al., 2018;Ryan et al., 2008), and executive function (e.g., Baldo & Shimamura, 1998;Fisk & Sharp, 2004;Shao et al., 2014). The task is also an important tool in clinical research (e.g., Bokat & Goldberg, 2003;Henry & Crawford, 2004) and diagnosis (e.g., Quaranta et al., 2016;Zhao et al., 2013). ...