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What's in a story? Children's learning of new written words via reading experience

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Over the course of reading development, children are able to recognise an increasingly large number of words by sight, a process termed orthographic learning, as they move from effortful decoding to fast, efficient word recognition. Phonological decoding has been shown to account for some, but not all variance in orthographic learning. While it is clear that reading experience plays a crucial role, the mechanisms underlying orthographic learning require further investigation. The research ...

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MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Economic and Social Research Council
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ES/J500112/1
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2016-10-28

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