The slow developmental time course of real-time spoken word recognition.

@article{Rigler2015TheSD,
  title={The slow developmental time course of real-time spoken word recognition.},
  author={Hannah Rigler and Ashley W Farris-Trimble and Lea Ashley Greiner and J. Andrew Walker and J. Bruce Tomblin and Bob McMurray},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={51 12},
  pages={1690-703}
}
This study investigated the developmental time course of spoken word recognition in older children using eye tracking to assess how the real-time processing dynamics of word recognition change over development. We found that 9-year-olds were slower to activate the target words and showed more early competition from competitor words than 16-year-olds; however, both age groups ultimately fixated targets to the same degree. This contrasts with a prior study of adolescents with language impairment… CONTINUE READING