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Semantic domain and grammatical class effects in the picture-word interference paradigm

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Semantic domain and grammatical class effects in the picture-word interference paradigm. / Rodriguez-Ferreiro, Javier; Davies, Robert; Cuetos, Fernando.

In: Language and Cognitive Processes, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2014, p. 125-135.

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Rodriguez-Ferreiro, J, Davies, R & Cuetos, F 2014, 'Semantic domain and grammatical class effects in the picture-word interference paradigm', Language and Cognitive Processes, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 125-135. https://doi.org/10.1080/01690965.2013.788195

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Rodriguez-Ferreiro, J., Davies, R., & Cuetos, F. (2014). Semantic domain and grammatical class effects in the picture-word interference paradigm. Language and Cognitive Processes, 29(1), 125-135. https://doi.org/10.1080/01690965.2013.788195

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Rodriguez-Ferreiro, Javier ; Davies, Robert ; Cuetos, Fernando. / Semantic domain and grammatical class effects in the picture-word interference paradigm. In: Language and Cognitive Processes. 2014 ; Vol. 29, No. 1. pp. 125-135.

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