Results indicated the following: the mean latency to the target was significantly lower than that to all other categories; the mean latency to the trained opposite word was significantly lower than that to all categories other than to those categories in the target network; the mean latency to words in derived same and derived opposite relations was significantly lower than that to words in the non-network and novel categories; and the mean latency to words in nontarget and non-network categories was significantly lower than that to novel words.
In a number of cases (P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P10), the trained opposite word was also removed the maximum number of times.
33); (d) the mean of the two derived OPPOSITE words (M=2.
On successive trials, each participant was told to verbally respond to individual words presented on a computer screen either with a related verb, a rhyming word, or an opposite word
The logic is that if free-market entrepreneurship is good, ethical, noble, and heroic, and you can measure the resulting elevation of living standards in the economy, then we must be able to define a command-and-control economy using the opposite words
(bad, immoral or corrupt, unprincipled or unimpressive or petty, and cowardly or gutless) and be able to measure the corresponding poor results in the economy.
Have students try to think of other opposite words
that work in pairs.
In public, however, Gamow was more gracious, responding at the podium to congratulations for having predicted the recently found radiation with almost opposite words
, to the effect, "If I lose a nickel and somebody finds a nickel, it doesn't mean it's the same nickel.
3) Convergents, two apparently opposite words
or expressions that have the same meaning.