visual word recognition
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what are the jumps our eyes make during reading called?
what is the word superiority effect?
better recognition for letters in words compared to isolated letters
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
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
Is Forster's serial search model autonomous or parallel?
Autonomous, word identification is separate from retrieval of semantic info
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
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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