Influence of verb and noun bases on reading aloud derived nouns : evidence from children with good and poor reading skills

@inproceedings{Traficante2014InfluenceOV,
  title={Influence of verb and noun bases on reading aloud derived nouns : evidence from children with good and poor reading skills},
  author={Daniela Traficante and Marco Marelli and Claudio Luzzatti and Cristina Burani},
  year={2014}
}
Several studies on children and adults with and without linguistic impairment have reported differences between verb and noun processing. The present study assessed whether noun and verb bases affect differently children’s reading of derived words. Thirty-six Italian good readers and 18 poor readers, all 4th or 5th graders, were asked to read aloud nouns derived from either a noun base (e.g., artista, artist) or a verb base (e.g., punizione, punishment). Word and base frequency affected… CONTINUE READING