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  • Verb Production and the Semantic Interference Effect 

    Schnur, Tatiana T.; Costa, Albert; Caramazza, Alfonso (2002)
    In three experiments, we explored the semantic interference effect in verb production with the picture-word interference paradigm. Experiments 1 and 3 addressed whether there is an effect of semantically related distracters ...
  • volume 1 front matter 

    Rice Linguistics Society (2009-02-11)
  • War President : The Approval Ratings of George W. Bush 

    Eichenberg, Richard C.; Stoll, Richard J.; Lebo, Matthew (2006-12)
    The authors estimate a model of the job approval ratings of President George W. Bush that includes five sets of variables: a “honeymoon” effect, an autoregressive function that tracks a decline in approval, measures of ...
  • What is in a Percentage?: Calculation as the Poetic Translation of Human Rights 

    Ballestero, Andrea (2014)
    Increasingly, the efficacy of human rights, international norms, and commercial standards is deposited in numbers as measures of social and financial value. Taking the form of indicators, goals, and targets, these numbers ...
  • When Did the Swahili Become Maritime? 

    Fleisher, Jeffrey; Lane, Paul; LaViolette, Adria; Horton, Mark; Pollard, Edward; Morales, Eréndira Quintana; Vernet, Thomas; Christie, Annalisa; Wynne-Jones, Stephanie (2015)
    In this article, we examine an assumption about the historic Swahili of the eastern African coast: that they were a maritime society from their beginnings in the first millennium C.E. Based on historical and archaeological ...
  • You say potato, I say tatws: The terrain of linguistic coexistence in Wales 

    Griffin, Jeffrey L. (2013-11)
    This study examines the linguistic coexistence in Wales of Welsh and English in public signage and other public spheres and the ongoing normalization of Welsh through a reorientation of the linguistic landscape. Concerted ...