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Shakhbazova E.S. Methods of investigation of intersystem and intermodal interactions

Full text in Russian: Шахбазова Е.С. Метод исследования межсистемных и межмодальных взаимодействий
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

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The review of methodological approaches to investigation of the interaction between different type information by the example of semantic memory (visual or auditory, verbal or non-verbal) is presented. The author’s method of semantic memory investigation is described. The results of healthy teenagers examination show that the subject’s ability to process simultaneously stimuli of different modality is related to vocabulary development level, total verbal activity but not to intelligence and attention development and thus in a greater extent reflects the structure of mental lexicon.

Keywords: neuropsychology, child age, semantic memory, intermodal interactions, dual coding theory


We thank Т.R.Schneider, S.Debener, A.K.Engel (Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology Department, University Medical Center Hamburg – Eppendorf) who developed the multimodal stimulus set used with consent of the authors in the experiment.

The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Humanities, project 09-06-00891а.


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Received 23 May 2011. Date of publication: 22 августа 2011.

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Shakhbazova Elena S. Ph.D. Student, Department of Psychology, The Lomonosov Moscow State University, ul. Mohovaja,11, str. 9, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Shakhbazova, E. S. (2011). Methods of investigation of intersystem and intermodal interactions. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 4(18). Retrieved from 0421100116/0042. [in Russian, abstr. in English].

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Shakhbazova E.S. Methods of investigation of intersystem and intermodal interactions [Electronic resource] // Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya. 2011. N 4(18). URL: (date of access: 0421100116/0042. [in Russian, abstr. in English]

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