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Accessing, Integrating, and Inhibiting Word Meaning in Poor Comprehenders

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This study examined three processes crucial to reading comprehension (semantic access, integration, and inhibition) to identify causes of comprehension impairment. Poor comprehenders were compared to chronological-age controls and vocabulary-age (VA) controls. When listening to homonym primes ("bank") versus unrelated primes, controls were faster to name pictures related to dominant (money) and subordinate (river) meanings at 250 ms interstimulus interval (ISI) but only showed dominant primin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Journal:
SCIENTIFIC STUDIES OF READING
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Pages:
177-198
Publication date:
2013-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-799X
ISSN:
1088-8438
URN:
uuid:bb161b4f-75d8-453b-b07b-155f7be0de62
Source identifiers:
406317
Local pid:
pubs:406317
Language:
English

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