Detection errors on the wordthe: Evidence for the acquisition of reading levels

@article{Drewnowski1978DetectionEO,
  title={Detection errors on the wordthe: Evidence for the acquisition of reading levels},
  author={Adam Drewnowski},
  journal={Memory & Cognition},
  year={1978},
  volume={6},
  pages={403-409}
}
The Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021 The pattern of detection errors on the wordthe made by groups of school children and adults searching four 25-word passages for instances of the target letter t was found to depend on the subjects’ reading ability as well as on the orthographic, syntactic, and semantic con-straints of the search passages. The conditional percentage of errors on the wordthe made by children reading at first-grade level was no different from that expected on… CONTINUE READING