Spelling-to-sound correspondences affect acronym recognition processes.

Abstract

A large body of research has examined the factors that affect the speed with which words are recognized in lexical decision tasks. Nothing has yet been reported concerning the important factors in differentiating acronyms (e.g., BBC, HIV, NASA) from nonwords. It appears that this task poses little problem for skilled readers, in spite of the fact that… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2014.977304

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