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Printed word learning in beginning readers
Abstract Three experiments using beginning Dutch readers (7 and 8 years of age) as subjects provide evidence that visually recognizing the unique graphemic structure of words is an importantExpand
Developing access to number magnitude: a study of the SNARC effect in 7- to 9-year-olds.
The SNARC (spatial-numerical association of response codes) effect refers to the finding that small numbers facilitate left responses, whereas larger numbers facilitate right responses. TheExpand
Analyzing the development of individual differences in terms of Matthew effects in reading: results from a Dutch Longitudinal study.
The Matthew effect hypothesis provides a theoretical framework to describe the development of individual differences in reading ability. The model predicts an increase of individual differences inExpand
Mathew Effects in Reading: A Comparison of Latent Growth Curve Models and Simplex Models with Structured Means.
The Matthew effect hypothesis in reading predicts that the gap between good and poor readers increases with time. Although, intuitively appealing, the Matthew effect has hardly been empiricallyExpand
Young children's ability to use a computer mouse
Children in Kindergarten 2 clicked and moved slower than children in Grade 1 and drag-and-drop was found to be faster than click-move-click. Expand
Longitudinal predictors of very early Chinese literacy acquisition
This 2-year longitudinal study examined both concurrent and longitudinal relations of a variety of reading-related cognitive tasks and Chinese word reading and word dictation among 187 Hong KongExpand
Remediation of Fluency: Word Specific or Generalised Training Effects?
The present study examines whether reading fluency benefits more from repeated reading of a limited set of words or from practicing reading with many different words. A group of 37 reading delayedExpand
Computer-based exercises for learning to read and spell by deaf children.
  • P. Reitsma
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of deaf studies and deaf education
  • 2009
There is a surprising lack of systematic research evaluating the effects of reading exercises for young deaf children. Therefore, for this article, two computer-based exercises were developed andExpand
Morphological awareness and early and advanced word recognition and spelling in Dutch
This study investigated the relations of three aspects of morphological awareness to word recognition and spelling skills of Dutch speaking children. Tasks of inflectional and derivational morphologyExpand