Speech perception, lexicality, and reading skill.

  title={Speech perception, lexicality, and reading skill.},
  author={P Chiappe and Dan L Chiappe and Linda Siegel},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  volume={80 1},
This study examined the interaction between speech perception and lexical information among a group of 7-year-old children, of which 26 were poor readers and 36 were good readers. The children's performance was examined on tasks assessing reading skill, phonological awareness, pseudoword repetition, and phoneme identification. Although good readers showed clearly defined categorical perception in the phoneme identification task for both the /bif/-/pif/ and the /bis/-/pis/ continua, the category… CONTINUE READING

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