Beyond isolated word recognition

Liversedge, Simon P., Blythe, Hazel I. and Drieghe, Denis (2012) Beyond isolated word recognition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 35, (5), 31-32. (doi:10.1017/S0140525X12000210).


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In this commentary we concur with Frost’s view of the centrality of universal principles in models of word identification. However, we argue that other processes in sentence comprehension also fundamentally constrain the nature of written word identification. Furthermore, these processes appear to be universal. We, therefore, argue that universality in word identification should not be considered in isolation, but instead in the context of other linguistic processes that occur during normal reading.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1017/S0140525X12000210
ISSNs: 0140-525X (print)
1469-1825 (electronic)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions : Faculty of Social and Human Sciences > Psychology > Cognition
ePrint ID: 342472
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
August 2012Published
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2012 08:49
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 14:33

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