Word Association Norms

Word Association Norms: Grade School Through College

DAVID S. PALERMO
JAMES J. JENKINS
Copyright Date: 1964
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 488
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    Word Association Norms
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    Word Association Norms was first published in 1964. In an effort to stimulate research and to provide raw materials for a wide variety of behavior studies, the authors present a complete tabulation of the responses of 4,500 subjects, ranging from fourth grade through college age, to a word association test of 200 words. The norms thus obtained will be useful to psychologists, linguists, psychiatrists, anthropologists, and others studying verbal behavior and related questions. The data are arranged in three major tables: first, a tabke of the responses made to each stimulus word, including the frequency of each response in each sex-grade group; second, a table of all idiosyncratic responses to each stimulus; third, a response index listing each response and the stimuli to which it occurred.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-6389-7
    Subjects: Psychology

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. None)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. None)
  3. INTRODUCTION
    (pp. iii-x)

    In 1959 the senior author of this project participated in a seminar on verbal learning and verbal behavior conducted by Professor James Jenkins at the University of Minnesota. After listening for nearly a year to the discussions analyzing and attempting to account for the myriad of problems in this area, he had two major impressions: (1) the approach to verbal behavior through word associations is extraordinarily fruitful and (2) understanding the complexities of the verbal behavior of the adult subject, with his tremendously intricate verbal skills, appeared almost too difficult to achieve. It seemed that if an attempt were made...

  4. RESPONSE FREQUENCIES
    (pp. 1-358)
  5. IDIOSYNCRATIC RESPONSES
    (pp. 359-420)
  6. RESPONSE INDEX
    (pp. 421-469)