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Same same, but different: Word and sentence reading in German and English

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The current study compared eye fixation patterns during word and sentence processing in a consistent and an inconsistent alphabetic orthography. German and English children as well as adults matched on word reading ability read matched sentences while their eye fixation behavior was recorded. Results indicated that German children read in a more small-unit plodder-like style with more diligent first-pass reading and less re-reading. In contrast, English children read in a more large-unit expl...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Name:
Seventh Framework Programme
Grant:
PITN-GA-2008-215961-2
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Scientific Studies of Reading More from this journal
Volume:
20
Issue:
3
Pages:
203-219
Publication date:
2016-02-06
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EISSN:
1532-799X
ISSN:
1088-8438
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607711
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2016-03-25

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