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Individual differences in contextual facilitation: evidence from dyslexia and poor reading comprehension.

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Ninety-two 7- to 10-year-old children read words presented in isolation or following a spoken sentence context. In absolute terms, poor readers showed more contextual facilitation than good readers. However, when the relative benefit of context was assessed, this was greater for children with better reading skills, and comprehension was a better predictor of contextual facilitation than decoding. Study 2 compared the performance of dyslexics with that of reading-age matched poor comprehenders...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
Child development More from this journal
Volume:
69
Issue:
4
Pages:
996-1011
Publication date:
1998-08-01
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EISSN:
1467-8624
ISSN:
0009-3920
Language:
English
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uuid:f900dd74-767a-4adf-9bd7-3cd5416fa841
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426662
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2013-11-17

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