Examining the direct and indirect effects of visual-verbal paired associate learning on Chinese word reading.

@article{Georgiou2017ExaminingTD,
  title={Examining the direct and indirect effects of visual-verbal paired associate learning on Chinese word reading.},
  author={George K. Georgiou and Cuina Liu and Shiyang Xu},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2017},
  volume={160},
  pages={
          81-91
        }
}
Associative learning, traditionally measured with paired associate learning (PAL) tasks, has been found to predict reading ability in several languages. However, it remains unclear whether it also predicts word reading in Chinese, which is known for its ambiguous print-sound correspondences, and whether its effects are direct or indirect through the effects of other reading-related skills such as phonological awareness and rapid naming. Thus, the purpose of this study was to examine the direct… CONTINUE READING