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The influence of consistency, frequency, and semantics on learning to read: an artificial orthography paradigm.

Abstract:

Two experiments explored learning, generalization, and the influence of semantics on orthographic processing in an artificial language. In Experiment 1, 16 adults learned to read 36 novel words written in novel characters. Posttraining, participants discriminated trained from untrained items and generalized to novel items, demonstrating extraction of individual character sounds. Frequency and consistency effects in learning and generalization showed that participants were sensitive to the sta...

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10.1037/a0020126

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Journal:
Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition
Volume:
37
Issue:
1
Pages:
60-76
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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EISSN:
1939-1285
ISSN:
0278-7393
URN:
uuid:5cf33497-298e-4ea8-a42d-a91a525f2aac
Source identifiers:
83839
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pubs:83839

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