Psychology major Rebecca Loomis ’10 presented her posted titled “The Influence of Sentence Context on Reading Times for Abstract and Concrete Words.” Loomis’s project examined how sentence context affects recognition of concrete words (chair) compared to abstract words (love). Her advisor is Barbara Juhasz, assistant professor of neuroscience and behavior, assistant professor of psychology.

Olivia DrakeApril 19, 20101min
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