Graphemes are perceptual reading units

  title={Graphemes are perceptual reading units},
  author={Arnaud Rey and Johannes C. Ziegler and Arthur M. Jacobs},
Graphemes are commonly defined as the written representation of phonemes. For example, the word 'BREAD' is composed of the four phonemes /b/, /r/, /e/ and /d/, and consequently, of the four graphemes 'B', 'R', 'EA', and 'D'. Graphemes can thus be considered the minimal 'functional bridges' in the mapping between orthography and phonology. In the present study, we investigated the hypothesis that graphemes are processed as perceptual units by the reading system. If the reading system processes… CONTINUE READING
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