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Professor Kenneth Forster

MA (Melbourne), PhD (Illinois)

Elected: 1984

Discipline: Psychology

Specialisation: Psycholinguistics, lexical access, priming


Professor Kenneth Forster, Professor of Psychology and Research Scientist in Cognitive Science at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA.Interests include psycholinguistics, experimental studies of reading, conscious and unconscious perception, theories of human information retrieval, neural networks.


  • Forster, K.I. (2000) The potential for experimenter bias effects in word recognition experiments, Memory and Cognition, 28(7):1109-1115.
  • Forster, K.I. and Azuma, T. (2000) Masked priming for prefixed words with bound stems: Does submit prime permit?, Language and Cognitive Processes, 15(4-5):539-561.
  • Forster, K.I. (1999) The microgenesis of priming effects in lexical access, Brain and Language Special Issue: Mental lexicon, 68(1-2):5-15.
  • Forster, K.I. and Veres, C. (1998) The prime lexicality effect: Form-priming as a function of prime awareness, lexical status, and discrimination difficulty, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 24(2):498-314.
  • Forster, K.I. (1998) The pros and cons of masked priming, Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 27(2):203-233.


Website: www.u.arizona.edu/~kforster

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