Wendy De Moor
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Ghent University 
Department of Experimental Psychology

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Contact Information:

Department of Experimental Psychology
Ghent University
Henri Dunantlaan 2
B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
e-mail:  Wendy DOT DeMoor AT Ugent DOT be


2002 -                    Postdoctoral researcher, Ghent University, Belgium
1998 -    2002        PhD.-student, Ghent University, Belgium
1993 -    1998        Undergraduate Student, Ghent University, Belgium

Research Interests

  • Visual word recognition
  • Lexical organization
  • Neighbor effects
  • Age of acquisition effects
  • Methodological issues (mainly concerning masked priming)
  • Bilingualism

Selected Publications

In peer-reviewed journals

De Moor, W., & Verguts, T. (in press). When are neighbours hostile? Inhibitory neighbour effects in visual word recognition. Psychological Research.

Verguts, T., & De Moor, W. (in press). Two-digit comparison: Decomposed, holistic, or hybrid? Experimental Psychology.

De Moor, W., & Brysbaert, M. (2000). Neighborhood-frequency effects when primes and targets have different lengths. Psychological Research, 63, 159-162.

De Moor, W., Ghyselinck, M., & Brysbaert, M. (2000). A validation study of the age-of-acquisition norms collected by Ghyselinck, De Moor, & Brysbaert. Psychologica Belgica, 40(2), 99-114.

Ghyselinck, M., De Moor, W., & Brysbaert, M. (2000). Age-of-acquisition ratings for 2816 Dutch four- and five-letter nouns. Psychologica Belgica, 40(2), 77-98.

Chapters in books

De Moor, W., Ghyselinck, M., & Brysbaert, M. (2001). The effects of frequency-of-occurence and age-of-acquisition in word processing. In F. Colombus (Ed.), Advances in Psychology Research, Vol. V. (pp. 71-84). Huntington, NY: Nova Science Publishers.