The Syllable as a Source of Error in Multisyllable Word Recognition.

@inproceedings{Underwood1973TheSA,
  title={The Syllable as a Source of Error in Multisyllable Word Recognition.},
  author={Benton J. Underwood and Joel Zimmerman},
  year={1973}
}
Abstract : Two-syllable words were presented singly for study followed by a two-alternative, forced-choice recognition test. Half of the new words on the test (I words) were constructed by combining two syllables taken from two different study words, and half were neutral words (C words). If, as a consequence of study, the memory for a word carries frequency information about each syllable of multisyllable words, the number of errors produced by choosing I words should be greater than the… CONTINUE READING

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