Age of Acquisition Effects in Word Reading and Other Tasks

@article{Zevin2002AgeOA,
  title={Age of Acquisition Effects in Word Reading and Other Tasks},
  author={Jason D. Zevin and Mark S. Seidenberg},
  journal={Journal of Memory and Language},
  year={2002},
  volume={47},
  pages={1-29}
}
Recent studies have suggested that age of acquisition (AoA) has an impact on skilled reading independent of factors such as frequency. This result raises questions about previous studies in which AoA was not controlled and about current theories in which it is not addressed. Analyses of the materials used in previous studies suggest that the observed AoA effects may have been due to other factors. We also found little evidence for an AoA effect in computational models of reading that used words… 
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