Bank of Standardized Stimuli (BOSS): Dutch names for 1400 photographs
Decuyper, C., Brysbaert, M., Brodeur, M. B., & Meyer, A. S.
Bank of Standardized Stimuli (BOSS): Dutch names for 1400 photographs. Journal of Cognition, 4
(1): 33. doi:10.5334/joc.180.
We present written naming norms from 153 young adult Dutch speakers for 1397 photographs (the BOSS set; see Brodeur, Dionne-Dostie, Montreuil, & Lepage, 2010; Brodeur, Guérard, & Bouras, 2014). From the norming study, we report the preferred (modal) name, alternative names, name agreement, and average object agreement. In addition, the data base includes Zipf frequency, word prevalence and Age of Acquisition for the modal picture names collected. Furthermore, we describe a subset of 359 photographs with very good name agreement and a subset of 35 photos with two common names. These sets may be particularly valuable for designing experiments. Though the participants typed the object names, comparisons with other datasets indicate that the collected norms are valuable for spoken naming studies as well.
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