Predicting generalization in the training of irregular-word spelling: treating lexical spelling deficits in a child.

@article{Kohnen2008PredictingGI,
  title={Predicting generalization in the training of irregular-word spelling: treating lexical spelling deficits in a child.},
  author={Saskia Kohnen and L. Dwayne Nickels and Max Coltheart and Ruth K. Brunsdon},
  journal={Cognitive neuropsychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          343-75
        }
}
This paper presents a single case study investigating the mechanisms underlying generalization of treatment benefits to untrained words in spelling. Brunsdon, Coltheart, and Nickels (2005) observed that untreated words that improved tended to be those whose errors were closest to being correct prior to treatment. These words also tended to be high in written frequency. The present study employed the same treatment techniques as those used by Brunsdon et al. with K.M., a developmental surface… CONTINUE READING
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