This book brings together the body of empirical findings and theoretical interpretations of the tip of the tongue (TOT) experience when a well-known or familiar word cannot immediately be recalled. Although research has been published on TOTs for over a century, the experience retains its fascination for both cognitive and linguistic researchers. After a review of various research procedures used to study TOTs, the book offers a summary of attempts to manipulate this rare cognitive experience through cue and prime ...

The Tip of the Tongue State 2011, Psychology Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781841694443

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