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Both semantic diversity and frequency influence children’s sentence reading

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Semantic diversity–a metric that captures variations in previous contextual experience with a word–influences children’s lexical decision and reading aloud. We investigated the effects of semantic diversity and frequency on children’s reading of words embedded in sentences, while eye movements were recorded. If semantic diversity and frequency reflect different aspects of experience that influence reading in different ways, they should show independent effects and perhaps ...

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Published
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10.1080/10888438.2019.1670664

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University of Oxford
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
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Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Scientific Studies of Reading Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
4
Pages:
356-364
Publication date:
2019-09-29
Acceptance date:
2019-09-17
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EISSN:
1532-799X
ISSN:
1088-8438
Source identifiers:
1055678
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English
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pubs:1055678
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2019-09-25

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