Are word representations abstract or instance-based? Effects of spelling inconsistency in orthographic learning.

@article{Burt2011AreWR,
  title={Are word representations abstract or instance-based? Effects of spelling inconsistency in orthographic learning.},
  author={Jennifer S. Burt and Julia Long},
  journal={Canadian journal of experimental psychology = Revue canadienne de psychologie experimentale},
  year={2011},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={214-28}
}
In Experiment 1, 62 10-year-old children studied printed pseudowords with semantic information. The items were later represented in a different format for reading, with half of the items spelled in the same way as before and half displayed in a new phonologically equivalent spelling. In a dictation test, the exposure to an alternative spelling substantially… CONTINUE READING