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On the role of paired associate learning in reading development

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Recent research suggests that visual-verbal paired associate learning (PAL) taps a crossmodal associative learning mechanism involved in reading acquisition. However, evidence from children with dyslexia indicates that deficits in visual-verbal PAL are strongly linked to the verbal demands of the task. The research presented in this thesis had two overarching aims: first, to dissociate crossmodal and verbal demands in driving the PAL-reading relationship, and second, to assess the hypothesis ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Research group:
Language and Cognitive Development
Oxford college:
St John's College
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MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Litt, R
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2014-06-04

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