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Automatic activation of sounds by letters occurs early in development but is not impaired in children with dyslexia

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The automatic letter-sound integration hypothesis proposes that the decoding difficulties seen in dyslexia arise from a specific deficit in establishing automatic letter-sound associations. We report the findings of 2 studies in which we used a priming task to assess automatic letter-sound integration. In Study 1, children between 5 and 7 years of age were faster to respond to a speech-sound when primed by a congruent letter, indicating that automatic activation of sounds by letters emerges r...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/10888438.2017.1390754

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Education
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Scientific Studies of Reading Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
2
Pages:
137-151
Publication date:
2017-10-26
Acceptance date:
2017-10-02
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EISSN:
1532-799X
ISSN:
1088-8438
Pubs id:
pubs:734607
URN:
uri:2e3f0c7b-ed10-4c7b-aeda-333e48d0405f
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uuid:2e3f0c7b-ed10-4c7b-aeda-333e48d0405f
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pubs:734607

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