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Children reading spoken words: Interactions between vocabulary and orthographic expectancy

Abstract:

There is an established association between children’s oral vocabulary and their word reading but its basis is not well-understood. Here, we present evidence from eye movements for a novel mechanism underlying this association. Two groups of 18 Grade 4 children received oral vocabulary training on one set of 16 novel words (e.g. “nesh”, “coib”), but no training on another set. The words were assigned spellings that were either predictable from phonology (e.g., nesh) or unpredictable (e.g., ko...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/desc.12577

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Nation, K
Grant:
ES/M009998/1
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Nation, K
Grant:
ES/M009998/1
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Grant:
Research Training Program scholarship
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Developmental Science Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
3
Pages:
e12577
Publication date:
2017-07-12
Acceptance date:
2017-03-30
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EISSN:
1467-7687
ISSN:
1363-755X
Source identifiers:
694277
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pubs:694277
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uuid:38a8dbcd-a667-402e-ad2d-64b52bc6d435
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pubs:694277
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2017-05-14

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