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Single-Word Reading: Behavioral and Biological Perspectives [NOOK Book]


As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches, this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science—single-word reading—which is an essential element in succe
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Single-Word Reading: Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

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As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches, this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science—single-word reading—which is an essential element in succe
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136679490
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/10/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 560
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Preface   Elena L. Grigorenko   Adam J. Naples     ix
Foreword   Rhea Paul     xiii
List of Contributors     xv
Continuity and discontinuity in the development of single-word reading: Theoretical speculations   Philip H. K. Seymour     1
The visual skill "reading"   Tatjana A. Nazir   Anke Huckauf     25
The development of visual expertise for words: The contribution of electrophysiology   Urs Maurer   Bruce D. McCandliss     43
Phonological representations for reading acquisition across languages   Usha Goswami     65
The role of morphology in visual word recognition: Graded semantic influences due to competing senses and semantic richness of the stem   Laurie Beth Feldman   Dana Basnight-Brown     85
Learning words in Zekkish: Implications for understanding lexical representation   Lesley Hart   Charles Perfetti     107
Cross-code consistency in a functional architecture for word recognition   Jonathan Grainger   Johannes C. Ziegler     129
Feedback-consistency effects in single-word reading   Brett Kessler   Rebecca Treiman   John Mullennix     159
Three perspectives on spelling development   TatianaCury Pollo   Rebecca Treiman   Brett Kessler     175
Comprehension of single words: The role of semantics in word identification and reading disability   Janice M. Keenan   Rebecca S. Betjemann     191
Single-word reading: Perspectives from magnetic source imaging   Panagiotis G. Simos   Rebecca Billingsley-Marshall   Shirin Sarkari   Andrew C. Papanicolaou     211
Genetic and environmental influences on word-reading skills   Richard K. Olson     233
Molecular genetics of reading   Cathy L. Barr   Jillian M. Couto     255
Four "nons" of the brain-genes connection   Elena L. Grigorenko     283
Dyslexia: Identification and classification   Shayne B. Piasta   Richard K. Wagner     309
Fluency training as an alternative intervention for reading-disabled and poor readers   James M. Royer   Rena Walles     327
Neurobiological studies of skilled and impaired word reading   Stephen J. Frost   Rebecca Sandak   W. Einar Mencl   Nicole Landi   Dina Moore   Gina Della Porta   Jay G. Rueckl   Leonard Katz   Kenneth R. Pugh     355
Nondeterminism, pleiotropy, and single-word reading: Theoretical and practical concerns   James S. Magnuson     377
Author Index     405
Subject Index     421
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