Publications

Sidhu, D. M., Vigliocco, G., & Pexman, P. M. (accepted). Effects of iconicity in lexical decision. Language and Cognition.

 

Sidhu, D. M., Deschamps, K., Bourdage, J., & Pexman, P.M. (2019). Does the name say it all? Investigating phoneme-personality sound symbolism in first names. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. doi:10.1037/xge0000662

 

Sidhu, D. M., & Pexman, P. M. (2019). The sound symbolism of names. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 28, 398-402.

 

Lund, T., Sidhu, D. M., & Pexman, P. M. (2019). Sensitivity to emotion information in children’s lexical processing. Cognition, 190, 61-71.

 

Friesen, J. P., Kawakami, K., Vingilis-Jaremko, L., Caprara, R., Sidhu, D. M., Williams, A., Hugenberg, K., Rodriguez-Bailon, R., Canadas, E., & Niedenthal, P. (2019). Gateways to the soul: The role of race and attention to the eyes in differentiating between true and false smiles. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Social Psychology. doi: 10.1037/pspa0000139

 

Pexman, P. M., Muraki, E., Sidhu, D. M., Siakaluk, P. D., & Yap, M. J. (2018). Quantifying sensorimotor experience: Body-object interaction ratings for more than 9,000 English words. Behavior Research Methods, 51, 453-466.

 

Sidhu, D. M., McDougall, K. H., Jalava, S. T., & Bodner, G. E. (2018). Prediction of beauty and liking ratings for abstract and representational paintings using subjective and objective measures. PloS ONE13: e0200431. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200431

 

Zdrazilova, L., Sidhu, D. M., & Pexman, P. M. (2018). Communicating abstract meaning: concepts revealed in words and gestures. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B373, 20170138. doi:10.1098/rstb.2017.0138

 

Westbury, C., Hollis, G., Sidhu, D. M., & Pexman, P. M. (2018). Weighing up the evidence for sound symbolism: Distributional properties predict cue strength. Journal of Memory and Language99, 122-150. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2017.09.006

 

Sidhu, D. M., & Pexman, P. M. (2018). Five mechanisms of sound symbolic association. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 25, 1619-1643. doi:10.3758/s13423-017-1361-1

 

Sidhu, D. M., & Pexman, P. M. (2018). Lonely sensational icons: Semantic neighbourhood density, sensory experience and iconicity. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 33, 25-31. doi:10.1080/23273798.2017.1358379

 

Sidhu, D. M., & Pexman, P. M. (2017). A Prime Example of the Maluma/Takete Effect? Testing for Sound-Symbolic Priming. Cognitive Science, 41, 1948-1987. doi:10.1111/cogs.12438

 

Siakaluk, P., Newcombe, I., Duffels, B., Li, E., Sidhu, D. M., Yap, M. J., & Pexman, P. M. (2016). Effects of emotional experience in lexical decision. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01157

 

Sidhu, D. M., Heard, A., & Pexman, P. M. (2016). Is more always better? Semantic richness effects and verb meaning. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00798

 

Sidhu, D. M., & Pexman, P. M. (2016). Is moving more memorable than proving? Effects of embodiment and imagined enactment on verb memory. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01010

 

Sidhu, D. M., Pexman, P. M., & Saint-Aubin, J. (2016). From the Bob/Kirk effect to the Benoit/Éric effect: Testing the mechanism of name sound symbolism in two languages. Acta Psychologica, 169, 88-99.

 

Sidhu, D. M. & Pexman, P. M. (2015). What’s in a name? The effects of sound symbolism in first names. PLoS ONE, 10: e0126809. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126809

 

Moffat, M., Siakaluk, P. D., Sidhu, D. M., & Pexman, P. M. (2014).  Situated conceptualization and semantic processing: Effects of emotional experience and context availability in verbal semantic categorization and naming tasks.  Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22, 408-419.

 

Kawakami, K., Williams, A., Sidhu, D., Vilaythong, O., Choma, B. L., Rodriguez-Bailón, R., Cañadas, E., & Hugenberg, K. (2014). An eye for the I: Preferential attention to the eyes of ingroup members.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107, 1-20.

 

Sidhu, D. M., Kwan, R., Pexman, P. M., & Siakaluk, P. D. (2014). Effects of relative embodiment in lexical and semantic processing of verbs.  Acta Psychologica, 149, 32–39.