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Nurturing a lexical legacy: reading experience is critical for the development of word reading skill

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The scientific study of reading has taught us much about the beginnings of reading in childhood, with clear evidence that the gateway to reading opens when children are able to decode, or ‘sound out’ written words. Similarly, there is a large evidence base charting the cognitive processes that characterise skilled word recognition in adults. Less understood is how children develop word reading expertise. Once basic reading skills are in place, what factors are critical for children to move f...

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10.1038/s41539-017-0004-7

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St Johns College
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Springer Nature Publisher's website
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npj Science of Learning Journal website
Volume:
2
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Article: 3
Publication date:
2017
Acceptance date:
2016-12-30
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2056-7936
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pubs:671418
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uri:addb8c4a-8c66-417a-b78e-b51447025415
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uuid:addb8c4a-8c66-417a-b78e-b51447025415
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pubs:671418

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