visual word recognition

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  1. what are the jumps our eyes make during reading called?
  2. what is the word superiority effect?
    better recognition for letters in words compared to isolated letters
  3. if a word has a high neighbourhood effect, what does this mean?
    that there are many other words that can be produced by changing one letter
  4. what are the 2 stages in Forster's serial search model (1976)?
    • 1. search in serial for location of lexical entry
    • 2. retrieve information about entry
  5. Is Forster's serial search model autonomous or parallel?
    Autonomous, word identification is separate from retrieval of semantic info
  6. What are the 3 levels in McClelland and Rumelhart (1981) Interactive Activation Model (IAC)?
    • 1. input of visual features
    • 2. individual letters
    • 3. output of words
  7. What does the open bigram approach (Granger and Whitney, 2004) suggest about word recognition?
    That units represent the relative position of pairs of letters in a word
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visual word recognition
2016-04-20 10:06:18
language comprehension word recognition

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