Click on the following links. Please note these will open in a new window.
- WordNet – an example of a psycholinguistics database. WordNet is like an enormous thesaurus, focused on how words and elements of meaning are associated in our minds. For example, click on “use wordnet online”, and enter a word in the search box.
- Lexical decision task – online examples: PsyToolkit Experiment Laboratory, and a demonstration using Inquisit software (limited attempts).
- CognitiveAtlas.com – a collaborative website introducing many concepts, tasks (such as digit span and lexical decision), and disorders related to cognition and language.
- Cognitive Fun – presents demonstrations of several standard attention and memory tasks that can be adapted for or used in language research.
- Mapping the brain – interactive brain atlas. PBS NOVA Science Now; UCLA Laboratory of Neuroimaging
- Neuroscience for kids – demonstrations of classic tasks, some of which are used for language research. The site is designed for kids, but it’s fun for us adults to learn about variables, conditions, and controlling confounds with games, too.