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Reading Ability: Lexical Quality to Comprehension
The lexical quality hypothesis (LQH) claims that variation in the quality of word representations has consequences for reading skill, including comprehension. Expand
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Cross‐cultural effect on the brain revisited: Universal structures plus writing system variation
Recognizing printed words requires the mapping of graphic forms, which vary with writing systems, to linguistic forms, which vary with languages. Using a newly developed meta‐analytic approach,Expand
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How Psychological Science Informs the Teaching of Reading
This monograph discusses research, theory, and practice relevant to how children learn to read English. After an initial overview of writing systems, the discussion summarizes research fromExpand
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Word Knowledge in a Theory of Reading Comprehension
We reintroduce a wide-angle view of reading comprehension, the Reading Systems Framework, which places word knowledge in the center of the picture, taking into account the progress made in comprehension research and theory. Expand
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The Acquisition of Reading Comprehension Skill
How do people acquire skill at comprehending what they read? That is the simple question to which we shall try to make a tentative answer. To begin, we have to acknowledge some complexities about theExpand
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Neural systems of second language reading are shaped by native language
Reading in a second language (L2) is a complex task that entails an interaction between L2 and the native language (L1). To study the underlying mechanisms, we used functional magnetic resonanceExpand
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Biological abnormality of impaired reading is constrained by culture
Developmental dyslexia is characterized by a severe reading problem in people who have normal intelligence and schooling. Impaired reading of alphabetic scripts is associated with dysfunction of leftExpand
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