set size effect

19:53 Mar 20, 2017
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English to French translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: set size effect
These findings and findings like them (e.g., Anderson 1959; Willis 1960) led to the widely accepted conclusion that adding a new average strength positive claim or argument about a target will increase the impression of that target object, an empirical regularity that Anderson (1967) referred to as the ***set size effect***.
Solen Fillatre
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3set-size effect
Mair A-W (PhD)
1l'effet taille d'ensemble
Tony M

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l'effet taille d'ensemble

Here, we seem to be talking about 'set' in the mathematical sense, where we find plenty of examples of 'taille d'ensemble' for 'set size'; here, this appears the be the effect of the size of the set (making the set bigger has some kind of effect, as is being described here...)

HOWEVER, forstly I am no expert in this field, and secondly, I obtained ZERO results when trying a Google search on the whole expression; searching for the 2 parts separately returned plenty of results, but I could find nothing relevant to the context here.

I hope this may simply be of some help for you with further research.

Note added at 13 minutes (2017-03-20 20:06:55 GMT)

This EN article may help by giving a fuller definition of the term:

I also note that many source express it as "set-size effect", where the hyphen helpfully guides comprehension.

Tony M
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set-size effect

Explanation: - does not translate
"De plus, le temps pris pour détecter un changement dans un tel paradigme augmente considérablement lorsque la scène est plus complexe (set size effect)"
"Ceci peut bien sûr s’expliquer de différentes manières, et notamment par le principe du decelerating set size effect définit par Davidson. "
"Le nombre de distracteurs (set-size effect) agit sur la recherche en conjonction : plus le nombre de distracteurs augmente et plus la tache est difficile"

there is also this one, but I don't find further support for "effet de dimension" in this context
"l'effet de dimension de la catégorie (category set-size effect),"

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