Writing nonwords to dictation.

  title={Writing nonwords to dictation.},
  author={Ruth Campbell},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={19 1},
Two experiments show that the spelling of a nonword that is heard (i.e., /prein/) is influenced by the spelling of a word that is heard earlier (i.e., "brain" greater than prain and "crane" greater than prane). This is a robust effect and inspection of the pattern of results suggests that, under these conditions, both words and nonwords are lexically analyzed. A patient with an aquired reading disorder characterized as surface dyslexia was unaffected by such lexical influences in his spelling… CONTINUE READING