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EPS Prize Lecture. Learning to read words.

Abstract:

The ease with which we process the written word belies its complexities and makes it easy to forget that it is a highly skilled behaviour and one that takes time to master. In this paper, I argue that our ability to read words has its roots in our capacity for language. Good progress has been made towards understanding how children discover the systematic relationship between speech sounds and the letters used to represents those sounds, very early in reading development. However, we understa...

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10.1080/17470210802034603

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Journal:
Quarterly journal of experimental psychology (2006)
Volume:
61
Issue:
8
Pages:
1121-1133
Publication date:
2008-08-05
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EISSN:
1747-0226
ISSN:
1747-0218
URN:
uuid:c41406f5-ade5-4c07-a372-c443cc41f63c
Source identifiers:
11726
Local pid:
pubs:11726

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