The vase shape symbolizes peace, because the Chinese word for ‘vase’ is a homophone for the word for ‘peace’.
You merely assumed that was the homophone I meant.
Participants were instructed to respond with the first associated word that came to mind after hearing the homophone .
Plus I have a curious form of dyslexia when I type: rather than the word I intend to write, I write a homophone of the same word.
In my own pronunciation, for example, latter and ladder are homophones , unless I'm trying hard to convey the distinction.
It is interesting to note that of the 18 homophones that were common to both experiments, the same response bias was observed in 16 of them.
Participants were presented with homophones and asked to report the first associated word that came to mind.
I've never been good with homophones or homonyms.
They were not told that the words they would hear were homophones .
Because of the risk of confusion between homophones , the words were first read in a sentence.